Mulholland Drive

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I first saw Mulholland Drive with my friend Rana in her tiny Tokyo apart­ment. The film end­ed at mid­night and by the time we grew tired of ana­lyz­ing its many twists and turns, we real­ized day­light had already crept in through her curtains.

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My friends and busi­ness part­ners have been egging me on to update my port­fo­lio and web­site, and today Samsam remind­ed me that I owe my copy­writer Hala a bio outline.

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City of Gaps

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On a sun­ny day in Tokyo, what­ev­er the sea­son, a strange phe­nom­e­non can reg­u­lar­ly be observed: for a moment a streak of light will pierce into a street which has been shroud­ed all day in the shad­ows of dense­ly-packed buildings.

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Dad on the Tube

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No mat­ter how old I get, I’m nev­er too old to cart­wheel across the room when I see a fam­i­ly mem­ber on TV.

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When Psycho was released in 1960, it was crit­i­cized for twist­ing and bend­ing the con­ven­tions of the pre­ced­ing decades of cin­e­ma com­plete­ly out of shape. Then bit by bit it was revealed that direc­tor Alfred Hitchcock was cor­rect at every bend.

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We’ve been brain­storm­ing for sev­er­al months now. On and off, then back on again, some­times in for­mal meet­ings, but most­ly in between things.

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