Friday, November 7 2014
Maeve Binchy's good-natured voice challenges Irish prejudice or piety on behalf of those who have been shut out or held down.
Friday, May 23 2014
Clio Barnard's vision of the terrenely paradise described by Oscar Wilde has less to do with romanticism and everything to do with escapism.
Monday, December 13 2010
This is one of the best DVD releases of the year. It's so substantial, and so thorough, that it becomes not so much a DVD collection as a small, single-subject library of film.
Thursday, October 7 2010
In Rose Tremain's new novel about two pairs of siblings battling over past injustices and a stone farmhouse in the south of France, misery loves company to a fault.