April 2005 Archives

A Live-Action Cartoon

When I think about Sin City, the memory is of watching a cartoon. Not merely a striking approximation of the graphic novel on celluloid, but animation; it seems as if what I saw involved no live actors.

Dumb About Life

Closer is a work — and here I mean both the play by Patrick Marber and the 2004 movie adaptation he wrote — that might be an imposing piece of art if it weren’t so fucking stupid.