October 2, 2023

The World Is Yours, As Well As Ours

The World Is Yours, As Well As Ours.        The White Cube Mason’s Yard 15th July – 17th September 2016 The alien ship has landed.  This is what I always think when I nip off […]

A Stolen Life (1946, dir. Curtis Bernhardt)

Why call it a “guilty pleasure”? A Stolen Life is an uneven but enormously watchable entertainment that many viewers return to for a variety of satisfactions which many of those viewers themselves might find it […]

L.A. Confidential (1997, dir. Curtis Hanson)

One aspect of this 1997 neo-noir classic that drew much attention was its style—especially its period sense (it is set in the early 1950s)—and deservedly so. From the upholstery on a diner’s banquettes to the […]

Painters’ Paintings: From Freud to Van Dyck

23rd June – 4th September 2016 The National Gallery Ever wondered which art work artists have hanging on their walls?  The National Gallery’s Sainsbury Wing hosts Painters’ Paintings From Freud to Van Dyck with the […]

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