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  • Opinion: An appreciation to summers spent in paradise

    January 26, 2012 | 1:46 pm

    In the classic male-bonding film “Stand By Me,” based on a Stephen King novella, there is a line of dialogue at the end that I have never forgotten: “I never had friends later on like the ones I had when I was 12 … does anyone?”

    In my case, however, five of the friendships...

  • Where in the World Is ‘Paradise’?

    By Tom Tugend

    March 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    When the controversial film "Paradise Now" is introduced at the March 5 Oscars ceremony, the live and television audiences may wonder not just whether it will win, but exactly where it came from.

    In the listing by countries of the five nominees for foreign language film honors, the...

  • Two Tickets to ‘Paradise’

    By Tom Tugend

    February 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    There was a time in the 1930s and '40s when Los Angeles, until then considered a barbarian desert outpost by effete Eastern snobs, became the European culture capital in exile.

    An influx of the greatest Jewish artists from Berlin, Vienna and Budapest, fleeing Nazi persecution,...

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