Tilda Swinton at yesterday’s Telluride Film Festival Patron’s Picnic (courtesy of Awards Daily‘s Sasha Stone).
Saturday, 9.3, 2:45 pm.
One of the rare remnants of 19th Century Telluride. This town is so flush and yupped up with so many porch flowers and manicured gardens with dozens upon dozens of tastefully painted Victorian gingerbread houses…it’s just too spiffy. It’s like a major Hollywood studio came in and built a “quaintly tasteful mountain village” from scratch. There are next to no remnants of the past. The colonial homes in rural Connecticut stick to the old black-trim-upon-white style, and there’s your historical connection. Telluride is pretty and peaceful, but it’s thisclose to being a Rocky Mountain Disneyland.