The Beach Boys of punk

Writing and playing punk songs about normal teenage dreams in the heart of the city under military occupation was a radical act.


Film moments #29: The Guard (2011)

When the fish out of water meets the stranger comes to town, you get the odd couple. The pleasures of The Guard come from the knowing way the writer-director plays with genre.


Sondheim said that Follies was a play without a plot. Maybe. But it does have a story, about memory, regret, and illusion. And songs.