A film is always new to the person who’s never seen it before.

When I was in school my film teacher told me “When you see a picture for the first time it is new.” This is one of those pieces of wisdom I have took with me. If I could, I would go back in time and watch my favorite films again for the first time. I love the memories of the first time I watched a movie. I fell in love with Breakfast at Tiffany’s the first time I saw it. I laughed my ass off the first time I saw Some like it Hot. I was mesmerized the first time I watched Buster Keaton in Sherlock Jr. I wish I could remember the first time I saw The Maltese Falcon and The Court Jester but I was to young at the time. So every time I watch an older movie I have never seen before it is new. It is new to me. The first time I saw Born Yesterday or Sunset Boulevard they where new. I guess that means that there are no truly old films because there is someone who has never seen them and there is always someone who is seeing them for the first time. When you introduce a film to someone and you sit there watching it with them. Allow yourself to watch it with them. Really enjoy it as if you are watching it for the first time.

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