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What is the "Disneyfication of Paris"?

The actual Disneyland Paris I've been pondering this question for the past few months and thought I'd put it to the Secrets of Paris community. "The Disneyfication of Paris" is a phrase that's thrown around a lot, especially after the French film Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain (aka Amélie) became one of the biggest hits of 2001 despite the angry critics who said the director showed a fairy-tale version of Paris, not the "real" city.  The topic has come up again when the director Jean-Pier...
Tags: Travel, Paris, Globalization, Disneyland, Editorial, Disneyland Paris, Amélie, Poulain, Jean Pierre Jeunet, Understanding Paris, Disneyfication, Le Fabuleux Destin

The Thrill Is Gone: Sardonicism ‘R Us, Part Un

This post contains some parting, case-specific, comments on Canadian common law judicial reasoning for interested Canadian lawyers (or those interested for other reasons) to ponder, related to a few Canadian reasons for judgment delivered late in 2016. It’s not my job or real concern any more, unless it’s at a friend’s request or for other good reason. Whether it ought to remain any part of my concern is something I don’t plan to ponder very much in 2017. If I do, though, it’ll be only after I’v...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Miscellaneous, Fox, Canada, Quinn, British Columbia, CSC, Columbia, Ontario, Abbott Laboratories, Supreme Court of Canada, Wise, Clements, Mohan, R

BMW’s latest Art Car is the John Baldessari M6 GT3

It was in 1975 that French racer and art lover Hervé Poulain in collaboration with BMW’s motorsport boss at the time, Jochen Neerpasch, asked artist Alexander Calder to design the livery for a race car. The result was a colorful BMW 3.0 CSL, which in 1975 raced at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and became an instant favorite with the... [Author: [email protected] (Viknesh Vijayenthiran)]
Tags: Automotive, Bmw, Le Mans, Alexander Calder, Viknesh Vijayenthiran, Herv, CSL, Daytona 24 Hours, Poulain, John Baldessari, Art Car

Equestrian Artist Creates 40th Anniversary Dressage at Devon 2015 Poster Artwork

Dressage at Devon has selected artist, Frederique Poulain, to create artwork for the 2015 show poster. Specializing in hand-painted equestrian ceramic art, Poulain began her love for horses at a young age - her first drawings were of horses at age four or five.
Tags: Devon, Frederique Poulain, Poulain