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"Midnight in Paris" review featured on U.S. Catholic

6/8/2011
June 8, 2011: Father Barron's review of Woody Allen's recent film, Midnight in Paris, was featured on the website of U.S. Catholic. 

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June 8, 2011: Father Barron's review of Woody Allen's recent film, Midnight in Paris, was featured on the website of U.S. Catholic. 

"When I was a doctoral student in Paris in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, I used to fantasize about the Paris of the 13th century, when my hero, Thomas Aquinas, was composing his theological masterpieces and when the cathedral of Notre Dame and the Sainte Chapelle were being brought to completion. From the perspective of late 20th-century Paris, when a bored skepticism held sway in much of the high culture, that time when ardent faith and high intellectual achievement went hand in hand seemed to me a golden age indeed. It is just this tendency to hanker nostalgically after a beautiful lost epoch that Woody Allen affectionately mocks in his witty new film, 
Midnight in Paris..."

Read the rest of the review 
here. 
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