Film Review: “Farewell, Mr. Haffmann” — Selling the Family Jewels

April 6, 2024
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This is a tense morality play, with twists odd enough (and a palette dark enough) to sustain a noir-inflected thriller of almost two hours.

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Fuse Feature: A Letter From Paris, City of the Arts

May 1, 2013
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A two week stay in Paris, April 11 through 26, delivered the sights and sounds crooned about in the well-known songs.

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Book Review: Playing in the Shadows of the Modernist Giants

June 29, 2011
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The wily Enrique Vila-Matas remains wary but respectful of Ernest Hemingway and asserts his independence by going on his own self-consciously vaudevillian way—Juan Gabriel Vásquez is too subservient to elude the shadow of Joseph Conrad.

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