June 5, 2023

Woman in Gold – film review

Woman in Gold (2015) received somewhat tepid reviews and, in some cases, actual dismissiveness. Some of us may have gone to see it for Helen Mirren, hoping that she would be enough to raise it […]

The Birdcage

I remember when The Birdcage came out 20 years ago that its arrival on the scene seemed a little off, a bit out of synch with the tenor of the times. It somehow seemed a […]

The Man Who Bought Mustique

Colin Tennant, the 3rd Baron Glenconner, purchased the tiny Caribbean island of Mustique for £45,000 in 1958 and transformed from it from a barren cay into a glamorous playground for the rich.  Here he entertained […]

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