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“The secret of happiness is freedom. The secret of freedom is courage.”
— Thucydides

“A civilization that feels guilty for everything it is and does will lack the energy and conviction to defend itself.”
— Jean-François Revel

Bandera Blanca?

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Shortly after this year’s Academy Awards, Roger Simon reflected on the state of Hollywood’s wartime attitudes, and asked whether “a new ‘Casablanca’” might be possible.

Now Madonna’s talking about shooting her own remake of Casablanca … only somehow I don’t think it’s quite the movie that Roger had in mind…