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A recent conversation about Depeche Mode got me listening to some of their albums again, Violator in particular. What a fine, fine album. I’ll never tire of this record. The now worn cassette which I’ve had since I bought it in 1990; that beautiful, austere cover: the red flower on the black background…the small grey field in the corner and ... Read More »

Ten films that leave me breathless…

…and although Breathless is one of my favorite movies ever, it’s not making it on to my list today. It could tomorrow, it might have yesterday, but today, here’s how I’m feeling. Ran directed by Akira Kurosawa: He’s made a good half a dozen films that I consider to be masterpieces, and a couple dozen more that are great (with ... Read More »