Archive for December 17, 2009

Now Hear This

Posted in FILM with tags , , , , on December 17, 2009 by dcairns

No less a person than the late Leonid Brezhnev wants you over at the Auteurs’ Notebook for this week’s edition of The Forgotten, which looks at Mike Hodges and Tom Stoppard’s political comedy-drama SQUARING THE CIRCLE.

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An Actor and a Half

Posted in FILM with tags , , , on December 17, 2009 by dcairns

Somebody should have told John Gilbert not to put a woman on a pedestal — not even the top half. The film is THE SHOW and it’s covered in a little piece I’ve written for Moving Image Source, dealing with the circus movies of Tod Browning. All the fun of the fair!