This movie will never need reviving. Brown’s innovative rhythms will always make his music sound contemporary.
The visual web is full of amazing and beautiful things. So why did a picture of my breakfast I posted this morning get 37 “likes”?
Marcel Proust knew. The great French novelist once wrote that the “voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” In other words, humans aren’t necessarily attracted to the allure of the new, as much as we like to see things we’re already familiar with in a new way.
Beauty—old beauty, permanent beauty—has become an emotional necessity in Allen’s work. In a dangerous and incomprehensible world, elegance and luxury are a stable value for him, and, perhaps, a refuge.