Michael Winterbottom takes Thomas Hardy's Tess to today's Mumbai
A Dangerous Method, Aurora, and more
David Thomas is enough of an artist that I believe him when he writes that the title of Pere Ubu's new Why I Hate Women (Smog Veil) came to him as an imagined Jim Thompson novel, and that "knowing what would lay ahead, I was not happy. Weeks went by as I searched in vain for an alternative. ... More >>
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All kneel before Judge Judy, where humiliation and misery are the law of the land
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