Here I am again, reluctantly counting my losses. Beloved, hated or just plain “Who cares?”, more celebrated people died in 2007 than any year in my memory. I always forget somebody, but here is the nucleus of the ones who will light up the headlines no more.
I suffered a particularly rough blow when Read More
Last week, my Auntie Phyllis died. She wasn’t really my aunt. Permit me to explain.
One day in the late 1950′s in Reading, England, I skipped home from school to find a forlorn-looking middle-aged blind woman in a gray suit sitting in our living room. She didn’t conceal her blindness with chic little sunglasses like Read More
Style, substance and originality, too? In 2002? Pass me the smelling salts. But you get all that-and more-in Far From Heaven , the ravishing new film by writer-director Todd Haynes that has already dazzled critics and audiences alike at the Venice and Toronto film festivals, and is now ready to open commercially, in time to Read More