Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Michael Radford


Tuesday, April 1 2008


For all Flawless' interest in the workings of Laura's mind, the caper part of the plot is awfully regular.

Wednesday, May 18 2005

William Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice (2004)

Pacino contains Shylock's temper as reaction, looking simultaneously vile and vulnerable, hardly a simple balance.

Thursday, January 27 2005

William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice (2004)

Jessica is alone, contemplative, and distressed.

Wednesday, January 5 2005

William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice (2004)

Pacino, noted lover of Shakespeare, strives for a multi-dimensional characterization of the angry Shylock, underlining his sadness and indignation.

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