Thursday, October 9 2008
Watching Mike Leigh’s sublimely fresh Happy-Go-Lucky, you could be forgiven for wondering what the rest of humanity is so depressed about, anyway.
Thursday, August 28 2008
Whether it was through silence, grotesquerie, fury or intelligence (or, at times, lack of intelligence), Cartlidge was not afraid to upturn the dark corners of the women she portrayed.
Tuesday, April 3 2007
Naked: the Firehouse of the 21st century.
Tuesday, May 16 2006
A pulsating and often brilliant collection of vital, angry poems set to a minimalist urban backing.
Wednesday, November 30 2005
A hard movie, in the sense that it's difficult and also harsh, Naked is unsettling, often extremely funny and sometimes bizarrely brilliant.
Tuesday, May 4 2004
Nature-centered writing has degenerated into stories about rare animals or exotic places, a niche market of upscale Baby Boomers. It is written by folks who've sworn off deodorant or humor or both.