On Bernardo Bertolucci’s “The Dreamers” Decadence is good for you. Take your decadence like you take your vitamins. I understood this whilst freezing my bum off outside a Canadian Cineplex, arguing with the boyfriend about the artistic merits of Bernardo Bertolucci’s “The Dreamers,” the movie that has the gatekeepers of America’s family values system being …
Poetry on family
Oh dear. Does a certain movie mean we can’t make fun of Mel Gibson anymore? If I were to play a free-association game using the image of Mel Gibson, the words and phrases that most readily come to mind are: “Crackpot,” “Braveheart,” “Cute bum.” And “Aaaaaaagh his poor wife has had, like, a million kids!” …
You lose your sense of reality
if you are not part of civil society
We feel for you
But act we don’t
We share your pain
My grandmother’s sister is a spinster,
So suddenly I am
Interview with Nicole Castioni.
My first thought was that she looked like a film star of the 1930s. She had a kind of grace and naturalness to her beauty that seemed to belong to another age….