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David Goodis

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David Goodis’s solitary walk

Because we live in a country that forever needs to be told to appreciate its native artists, Americans are in love with classification.
The dark end of the street
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  June 22, 2012

Night moves

Jason Schwartzman tries another identity
Jason Schwartzman tries another identity
By RYAN STEWART  |  September 18, 2009
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Pop goes Wittgenstein

"We were indeed in a political film — that is to say, Walt Disney plus blood." You might have read that bit of '60s film voiceover in a book, but it's unlikely you've ever heard Anna Karina speak it.
Jean-Luc Godard at the Museum of Fine Arts
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  February 18, 2009
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Darkness visible

Welcome to the dark territories again, the republic of bitterness and bile known as noir.
The HFA’s ‘Unseen Noir’ unveils America’s post-war gloom
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  May 19, 2008
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Cover girls

On Cat Power’s second album of covers, she might be traveling the same territory Elvis did in “Kentucky Rain” — a country road with low clouds on a chill, gray afternoon.
Cat Power and Shelby Lynne
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  February 04, 2008