Wednesday, November 26 2008
Tuesday, July 24 2007
In an age when gangsters have given way to gangstas, it's refreshing to find a book that takes the older breed seriously.
Wednesday, February 21 2007
Martin Scorsese's hotly tipped Oscar fave, The Departed, plumbs the depths of the psychological and sociological motives of violence, loyalty, and duty.
Friday, October 6 2006
The Departed's understanding of identity is deeply rooted in place and culture -- South Boston, Irish Catholicism, masculine rituals.