Midnight in Paris

Fuse Commentary: All Cultural Things Shining at the Oscars

April 8, 2012
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The core claim of the book is that the contemporary culture is nihilistic in outlook, but unnecessarily so. The authors believe there to be a remedy to our debilitating amnesia —- to integrate our lives, in some ways, into the world as perceived by our cultural forefathers.

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Film Commentary: Time Traveling With and Without Woody Allen

June 26, 2011
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Time travel in movies, whether treated as farce or serious sci-fi mind-bending, sometimes excites us by challenging the idea that we’re trapped in a linear chronology from which we cannot escape, racking up regrets, mistakes, and old-age as we go

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