Tag Archives: Mourning

“Rest in Peace”

They mean well when they say «rest in peace», «He’s in a better place now», «He’s watching over us, smiling», I’m sure they do And yet this is where they lose me I thought «rest in peace» was something you … Continue reading

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“We were supposed to be heroes”

A special thanks to Bryan, who has helped shape and sharpen my views on this movie. ** Initially, the plan was to write something on Rob Reiner’s Stand By Me on the occasion of its 25th anniversary last year. It’s … Continue reading

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At The Heart Of ‘Talk to Her’

Last week, I finally saw for myself what cinephiles all over the world have known for ten years already; that Pedro Almodovar’s Talk to Her is a true masterpiece. I’ve never been a huge fan of the more outre early … Continue reading

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July 22, Six Months On

I’ve been trying to write this for months now, and wanting to do so for even longer. But today – the sixth-month-anniversary of the horrific acts of July 22, 2011 – seemed like the right time. We all have our … Continue reading

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Never Forget

I approach the end of 2011 with mixed feelings: On the one hand, I can’t wait for it to be over. It’s been a terrible year. I lost one of my best friends in the terror attacks in Oslo this … Continue reading

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Sad. Grateful. Determined.

Today, it’s been a week since the terror attacks in Norway. A very close friend of mine was killed at Utøya, and a handful of my friends were among the survivors. I wasn’t on the island myself, but I am … Continue reading

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