Each day I try to highlight just three things.
Sometimes there are connections between the three things, oftentimes there are not.
• The River – a new authenticity: a very fine essay by Ian Christie for Criterion on Jean Renoir’s 1951 feature shot in India (above).
• The catastrophe: a rather extraordinary piece by Oliver Sacks in The New Yorker on the late Spalding Gray, who I knew slightly and admired immensely.
• Bruce Springsteen – ‘The River’: from when this song was new – just because…