Seeing as Eurovision Grand Final was four days ago I might have missed the window in which people care about it. At any rate, I liked Iceland’s entry this year. It was a fun song sung by a bunch of schoolteachers trying to teach Europe about acceptance… and then a drag queen from Austria wins. Funny that.
The happenstance of Vittorio De Sica’s Terminal Station and David O. Selznick’s Indiscretion of an American Wife offers a rare opportunity to compare two cuts of the same film from a leading figure of neorealism and a leading figure of Hollywood.