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Thought Experiment in the Making…

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How close is Webster Parish to West Feliciana Parish and is there something funny going onsuch as wives presenting themselves rearward – in that parish too?

Perhaps the Most Important Catholic Writer who you’ve never heard of…

And his name is not Walter Percy or Walker Miller – or even this guy’s name – but it could be

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Cast member Scarlett Johansson arrives for a red carpet event for the movie "Her" at the Rome Film FestivalScreen Shot 2014-11-23 at 3.45.34 PMHello, Scarlett Johansson.

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Emily Blunt as Lola Rhodes, hissing as she straddles her cello. I know she’s not part of Anderson’s usual cast of players, but sometimes you have to try something new.

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Adrien Brody as Father Smith (who is described as resembling Ricardo Montalban)

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Danny Glover as Colley Wilkes

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Alec Baldwin on the set of "Still Alice" in NYCAlec Baldwin (narrator for The Royal Tenenbaums) as Dr. Dusty Rhoades

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Gwyneth Paltrow as Doris

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Tilda Swinton in a moderate fat suit (not depicted here) as Dr. Helga Heine

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Bob Balaban as Mr. Ives

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Ralph Fiennes as Alistair

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Jason Schwartzman as Max Gottlieb

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sdqtpics106That’s Rod McKuen on the left, and that’s Luke Wilson on the right. A bold choice for Dr. Tom More? Sure. But sometimes, you gotta ignore the naysayers and press on.

Casting the Wes Anderson Love in the Ruins

Screen Shot 2014-10-23 at 8.12.50 PMBill Murray as Art Immelmann. A little older than the book describes him, but with just the right, “Hey Doc, let me help you save the world and maybe make a few bucks along the way, what do you say?” manner about him.