Monday, December 23 2002
Stephanie Spinner's 'Quiver' is not just a good book for young readers, it's a stepping stone to Greek mythology.
The works of James Jones should be required reading in time of impending war.
Indian fiction, long confined to the coffee tables of Indian expatriates, has now entered mainstream publishing in an understated, but determined manner.
Thursday, December 19 2002
Aside from the obvious comparisons to Air, or any other European down-tempo impresario, they wear their affection for pure pop sound producing on their parkas.
People keep wanting Sandy Bullock to be sweet and feisty like she was in Speed.
The 25th Hour opens with huge, hard-hitting shots of the March 2002 tribute to the Twin Towers, the towers of light.
It's useful to remember that, offscreen, both good and bad tend to be tricksy.
Daniel Day-Lewis wears a tall stovepipe hat in Martin Scorsese's long-awaited Gangs of New York.
And so the clichés begin.
This single-mindedness can feel limited; there's obviously more to Antwone's story than the scenes in which he appears.
Tuesday, December 17 2002