In a Lonely Place on 04-21-2019

Every love story is one of shifting power dynamics, and here’s a theory: watch a couple’s fingers closely, and they will tell you everything about those dynamics. Gloria Grahame’s were tensed into claws, and Bogart was bored, but now that she’s holding a cigarette with such relaxed confidence, his pinky is unsure of itself. So, according to this theory, which may be revolutionary: I fear for Bogie’s heart.⠀