Penny Dreadful

It’s no secret that I’ve become totally obsessed with Penny Dreadful. It’s literally startling television, sumptuously styled, brilliantly acted and superbly, viscerally marketed. I’ve also simply marvelled at the fantastic dialogue, expertly delivered. “The glory of life surmounts the fear of death. Good Christian’s fear Hellfire, so to avoid it […]

Big Game

“Big Game” is not a Hollywood movie; it’s equal parts ingenious contemporary scam and blast from the 1970s past, when every American hit movie spawned legions of low-budget European imitations… Shot in Germany with an English-speaking cast that includes Victor Garber as the vice president, Felicity Huffman as the CIA […]