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Daily Archives: June 12, 2018
I’ve made my fondness for Ruth Wilson (TV’s “The Affair”) and the omnipresent Domhnall Gleeson all too clear all too often in this space. Now, they’re paired up in a period piece set “between the wars,” with Charlotte Rampling and … Continue reading
There’s emotional satisfaction in hating. It helps one cope with the Curse of Relative Deprivation. “Why am I here while this rich, no-talent so-and-so is out living a better version of my life?” You know. That. And Max, the hero … Continue reading
Life would be tough enough for Mallory, a pale freckled redhead in boarding school in Bangkok. She crossed the Russian Mean Girl at school, the sort who cracks her knuckles after bloodying Mallory’s nose, hits her with “Hey, Snitch, I swear to … Continue reading