hold on to the thread, the currents will shift...

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Hello darkness, my old friend
I've come to talk with you again
Because a vision softly creeping
Left its seeds while I was sleeping
And the vision that was planted in my brain
Still remains
Within the sound of silence

In restless dreams I walked alone
Narrow streets of cobblestone
'Neath the halo of a street lamp
I turned my collar to the cold and damp
When my eyes were stabbed by the flash of a neon light
That split the night
And touched the sound of silence

 

And in the naked light I saw
Ten thousand people maybe more
People talking without speaking
People hearing without listening
People writing songs that voices never shared
No one dared
Disturb the sound of silence

"Fools," said I, "you do not know
Silence like a cancer grows
Hear my words that I might teach you
Take my arms that I might reach you"
But my words like silent raindrops fell
And echoed in the wells of silence

 


And the people bowed and prayed
To the neon god they made
And the sign flashed out its warning
In the words that it was forming
And the sign said "The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls
And tenement halls
And whispered in the sound of silence"

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The Earth is invaded by Martians with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humour...

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The Bosnia and Herzegovina civil war serves as the backdrop for No Man's Land - and the film is easily one of the best of 2001. Writer/director Danis Tanovic has created a movie that combines sharp satire with a powerful, even-handed look at a war that has no clear victors, only victims.

The film opens with a Bosnian army relief patrol attempting to get through a dense fog at nighttime, unaware of where they are or who might be out there waiting for them. Since they can barely see two feet in front of them, they decide to stop for the night...

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The misadventures of Mickey and Mallory: outcasts, lovers, and serial killers. They travel across Route 666 conducting psychadelic mass-slaughters not for money, not for revenge, just for kicks. Glorified by the media, the pair become legendary folk heroes; their story told by the single person they leave alive at the scene of each of their slaughters...

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After a terrible air disaster, survivor Max Klein emerges a changed person. Unable to connect to his former life or to wife Laura, he feels godlike and invulnerable...

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"Cookie's Fortune," an ode to the charms and afflictions of small town Southern life from superlative director Robert Altman, opens, appropriately enough, with a leisurely, cinematic stroll around Holly Springs, Miss., introducing the players in what will become a sympathetic satire of Dixie Gothic manners and mores...

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Corrosive, provocative, and iconoclastic, American Beauty strips America and, by extension, the famous American Dream.
Even more surprising, American Beauty comes from Dreamworks, who has specialized in promoting politically correct values...

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After directing a number of major motion pictures in the United States, Australian-born filmmaker Phillip Noyce returned home to make this remarkable adventure-drama, based on a true story as well as a lamentable period in his nation's history...

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I want to be Hugh Grant. No, let me rephrase that - I am Hugh Grant...that is, if Hugh Grant was American, twice as befuddled and half as charming. Oh, and really, really tall. What I mean to say is...oh, blast.

In the realm of the chick flick, there is no better model for how to win women without actually being overtly masculine than Hugh Grant...

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