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Criterion film a day, day 15: Tokyo Story and the pain of generational conflict

There is no relationship so happily connected to loss as the relationship to parent and child. The good parent always dreams that the child will grow with a strong moral compass, independent mind and, usually, talents greater than the parents. … Continue reading

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Criterion film a day, day 5: Ikiru–“to live” according to Akira Kurosawa

Let’s face it. The vast maority of people are exceptionally mediocre. We will work jobs that are moderately interesting, save a moderate amount of money, and at the end of our lives, will have hopefully made a small, positive net-impact … Continue reading

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