Netflix has some new movies, one of which is “Midnight in Paris” (2011) I love it! I laughed and cried.
For you author folks or time-travel wannabees, this is a great watch. It’s a five kernel feast, at least for me. It one best screenplay at the Oscars and Golden Globes, plus other awards. 93% on the Tomato meter.
Read my former review HERE.
Some of my favorite quotes:
Gil: Would you read it?
Ernest Hemingway: Your novel?
Gil: Yeah, it’s about 400 pages long, and I’m just looking for an opinion.
Ernest Hemingway: My opinion is I hate it.
Gil: Well you haven’t even read it yet.
Ernest Hemingway: If it’s bad, I’ll hate it because I hate bad writing, and if it’s good, I’ll be envious and hate all the more. You don’t want the opinion of another writer.
Paul: Nostalgia is denial – denial of the painful present… the name for this denial is golden age thinking – the erroneous notion that a different time period is better than the one one’s living in – it’s a flaw in the romantic imagination of those people who find it difficult to cope with the present.
Gertrude Stein: The artist’s job is not to succumb to despair but to find an antidote for the emptiness of existence.