They wander around the city for 90 minutes or so, trying not to act. And then she plays this song.
The film’s strength is in its ability to embrace the broken record and turn it into something that – eventually – doesn’t condone Wilson’s dreamy idealism or Rachel McAdams’ stuffy wet blanket-ism. It just acknowledges it.Read more "‘For All We Know, Paris is the Hottest Spot in the Universe’"
It’s true that what makes Paris – or any city like it, maybe Rome or London or Bangkok and certainly New York – so good is also what can make it so terrible.Read more "Hate-Fucking Your Favourite Cities"
“Paris will always be a party, despite the pain and the tears.”Read more "Paris, Just Keep Living"
Eating abroad is tricky business.
Delicious, on occasion. An experience, almost always – even in a McDonald’s, there’s something sorta exotic or exciting about eating a greasy plastic Junior Chicken in Bangkok or Vienna or, screw it, Wisconsin.
“Istanbul, perhaps, wins this contest. And there’s probably a reason: it’s only half-European.”Read more "Istanbul: Europe’s Most Beautiful Skyline?"
“London is a riddle. Paris is an explanation.”
– G.K. Chesterton