Tag Archives: Thelma Ritter

This Week’s Birthday: Thelma Ritter

Jorge Luis Borges once wrote that we mistake the peace of the cemetery for death, when “what we long for is sleep and indifference.” This longing, to let go of the world’s troubles and finally taste some of that sweet … Continue reading

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Five Film Favorites: Prison Movies

Jailhouse flicks have always appealed to me. In one way or another they are usually about escape, which may have been the original lure. I began liking movies about prisoners when I was a kid and in those days I … Continue reading

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