Gillian Armstrong
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 2 Articles

Little Women: Brilliant Book, Flawed Film
2 Dec 2009 // 4:01 PM

A scene shows Ryder blissfully tying up the manuscript and putting a rose under the string. That's rather like what Armstrong and the screenwriters did to the film: tied it up neatly with a pretty flower.


Charlotte Gray (2001)
10 Jan 2002 // 9:00 AM

... challenges the national ideologies, nostalgia and idealization that have become so commonplace in popular cultural imaginings of the 'great war'.

Charlotte Gray (2001)
10 Jan 2002 // 9:00 AM

The obvious reason for the glut of overly celebratory WWII films of the past few years is nostalgia for a time in American life when things like international politics and warfare were clear-cut.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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