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Perfectly apt anecdote....

July 10, 2018 07:38AM
Yes, I have experienced that as well. And to add:

It also aggravates me, (I am perhaps a bit oversensitive), when I explain the originality and am countered with this: "Well, it's done better today".

Now a tangent... some 'brilliance' ticks me off... at myself... because they expose my ignorance and lack of intelligence. Here's what I'm getting at:

"The Third Man" is an utterly brilliant film... in every aspect, to include the musical sound track. I recognize it as such... easily. I see it, feel it... and yet... I cannot even begin to explain 'why'... I can't explain it to someone else because I can't, for the life me, explain it to myself. laughing smiley

That came to mind thru your anecdote because I once attempted a discussion of "The Third Man" with a friend and found myself incapable of making the attempt.
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  Re: Hmm!! Woody Harrelson as Chester Nimitz in the new "Midway"?

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