Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Last week I saw Woody Allen's movie "Vicky Christina Barcelona," which I really liked. It gave me the feeling that I should be more adventurous in living my life, you know? Why shouldn't I go to Barcelona for the summer and have a crazy affair with a married Spaniard? (OK, so I don't have the money and I'm over the hill. Are those reasons?)
I'm only half kidding. I love movies that remind me that there's a big world out there, both geographically and emotionally, and I should go live in it more often. I think we all need those reminders. Otherwise we'd all come home to our studio apartments every night and eat peanut butter.
I thought Penelope Cruz was great. I'm really a fan of hers. She is beautiful, with a kind of dark, take-your-breath-away, Sophia Loren fierceness and intenstity.
(Photo: Sag Harbor, Sept. 2008)