Alice Through the Looking Glass
There is no magic, no wonder, just junk rehashed from a movie that was itself a rehash of Lewis Carroll, tricked out with physically unpersuasive…
Why did I choose this piece?
One of my favourite reviews by Roger is his piece on "Frequency". You can see how that movie affected him so personally with its core gimmick: the ability to talk to someone who is now dead, and, more specifically, one's father. It's a solemn, lovely piece.
This message came to me from a reader named Peter Svensland. He and a fr...
Separating the artist from the art isn't as easy as it sounds.
Part two of Jana Monji's essay about the portrayal of Asian characters in cinema.