Category Archives: CLAIRE THE CRITIC
Philomena is the perfect Catholic film for atheists. Or maybe it’s the perfect atheist film for Catholics. This story of a dejected journalist and an unwed Irish mother searching for her stolen son is gripping in a way that action films … Continue reading
LaPlante’s story didn’t germinate in my fertile mind. That could be because my brain is already partially composted. Click on the link for the full review (it’s short). http://baizblogger.hubpages.com/hub/An-Unfinished-Book-Alice-LaPlantes-A-Turn-of-Mind
forever is a loaf of a book, six hundred slices in all. Read my review here: http://hub.me/aj5c4 .
A Time of the Signs Great Falls is in full bloom. From law office liberals… to “Any Republican will do”… until November 4th, rectangular biennials abound on Great Falls’ boulevards. Some homeowners mix tulips with roses: this yard touts … Continue reading
“What are you doing?” I’m licking the chocolate off my iPhone, that’s what I’m doing. Okay…I may have a worse problem than a melted mass inside my purse. I’m not talking about an occasional craving for milk chocolate, the inferior … Continue reading
Blue Jasmine opens with Windsor EF Elongated lettering, white on black. It’s the Woody Allen Font. There are other signs of the neurotic master: interlocking abrasive family dynamics, New York City as a supporting character, … Continue reading
The first letter came without a threat last May, in a plain white envelope. It was from the subscription department at the New Yorker with a return address in Boone, Iowa. I felt like one of those cowboys around … Continue reading