Film, Theatre & Music Musings.
Friday, 7 December 2018
Review of 2018: Music - 10 Favourite Albums
Sinners Got Soul Too , Peyton Gospel spirit and pop sensibility, perfectly combined, powerfully sung. Essential: "When They...
Thursday, 1 November 2018
, Marianne Faithfull (Panta Rei/BMG, 2018)
In our fundamentalist times, few concepts seem more subversive - and more necessary - than "negative capability," the term ...
LFF 2018 Review:
(dir. Harper, 2018)
My review of Tom Harper's Wild Rose is up here at BFI.
Tuesday, 23 October 2018
(dir. Guadagnino, 2018)
From the Senso- referencing illicit romance of I Am Love (2009) to the enjoyably gaudy La Piscine remake A Bigger Splash (...
Wednesday, 17 October 2018
"Acting Is My Outlet": An Interview with Mark Umbers (October 2018)
"Acting is my outlet where I pretend to be gregarious for a few hours": An Interview with Mark Umbers Acclaimed for his s...
Friday, 12 October 2018
"What a joy it is to dance and sing!" Those words form a refrain throughout Angela Carter's last novel Wise Children (...
Tuesday, 9 October 2018
Festival Report: 43rd Polish Film Festival in Gdynia, 2018
My report on the 43rd Polish Film Festival in Gdynia is up at PopMatters. You can read it here .
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