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My Cinema Paradisos, Part 2

Photo of Circle theater ticket book.

In my last post, about marvelous movie palaces, I closed with a reverie of my first date in the old Etna (PA ) Theater. The movies and romance have always had a symbiotic relationship, but that little romance did not turn … Read more »

Cinema Paradisos I Have Known

Photo of opening night at the New Cinema Paradiso from the film of that name..

The Temple of Apollo at Delphi, Mount Olympus, the Sanctuary of Poseidon at Sounion – the ancient Greeks believed that certain spots on earth were sacred places. I’ve often felt the same about certain movie theaters. I’m not sure what … Read more »