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Articles tagged nicholas farrell

Wednesday, August 22 2007

Driving Lessons

Harry Potter's Rupert Grint steps out of Hogwarts quietly, as if on tiptoe.


Tuesday, October 17 2006

Driving Lessons (2006)

As if the "driving lessons" metaphor is not burdensome enough, the film presents Ben with a series of non-options.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Beautiful People (1999)

In language, the gulf between seeing and knowing gapes. The phlegmatic British attempts to be polite and their ardent struggle to keep conversation going, however meaningless its content, become a powerful vehicle for both the pusillanimity of language and the soothing power of its white noise.


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