Monday, November 26, 2007

painted lady


I.

A year and a half, and we're finally nesting. It feels good! From the first swath of smoky bluish-greenish-grey that spilled out behind Eric's meticulously-applied roller, we knew that important changes were stirring.

II.

We watched The Pillow Book last night. I hadn't seen it for ten years - and it was amazing how different the film was from this perspective.

Most of all, it was refreshing to be reminded that not all movies have to cling to a singsongy three-act structure; that some movies are as exhilarating in their earnestness as they are flummoxing in execution.

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