Tag Archives: Roman Polanski

March 03

Roman Polanski: A film Memoir – Laurent Bouzereau let’s the camera roll. (Film Review)

I’ve always felt conflicted about loving Roman Polanski films. It was a Polanski film (Death and the Maiden) that first left me spellbound in a cinema, staring at the film in disbelief immediately hungry for m0re cinema. Once I got hold of Cul-de-sac, Revulsion and The Tennant, I couldn’t help but admit he was one […]

Carnage: Roman Polanski in real time.

I’ve been looking forward to this film. For a while. Besides the fact that i am a (reluctant) Polanski fan – I must say it helped a great deal to see Jodi Foster was willing to be a part of this project – I also have a bit of a soft spot for these one-act […]

Why I love Miller and hate Hemingway, or how I pick and choose my misogynists.

Ok, so I can feminist it up with the best of them. I’ve been down most of the paths: Intellectual antidisestablishmentarianism media whore with Germaine Greer; ultra pissed-off-ed-ness with Susan Brown-Miller and Alanis Morissette (ok, I may never have been THAT shitty); chemistry studies with Mary Daly to try to develop synthetic sperm; Übermensch intelligent […]