Monthly Archives: March 2003

Oscars 2003

I have sur­pris­ingly little to say about last night’s Oscar cere­mony. I was pleased that Chicago didn’t sweep everything. I was pleased that The Pianist got some recog­ni­tion. I enjoyed Adrien Brody’s speech, espe­cially the snog­ging he laid on Halle … Continue read­ing

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42 Up

In 1964, British tele­vi­sion aired a doc­u­ment­ary entitled Seven Up, in which they inter­viewed a group of 14 seven-year old school­chil­dren. Every seven years later, another doc­u­ment­ary appeared to fol­low the pro­gress of their lives. 42 Up (1998) is the … Continue read­ing

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