Paolo Sorrentino, Youth (2015). Although old people supposedly “dwell in the past” – too much, it’s implied – in 45-year-old Italian director and screenwriter Paolo Sorrentino’s sumptuous meditation on age, art, mortality, and other mysteries of life — which... [Read more...]The Search for Khanlit by John Harris
1 Nashwa Khan is a 23 year-old, American-born, Islamic, south-Asian-Canadian cultural journalist now living in Toronto. She blogs and writes magazine articles, and she tweets and Facebooks, mainly telling anecdotes about her personal experiences of other people’s... [Read more...]Some Second Growth Poetry (and it’s good!) by John Harris
Fabienne Calvert Filteau, Second Growth (Creekstone Press, 2014. $18). Fabienne Calvert Filteau is in her late twenties and from an old Central BC family. Her great grandparents settled in Vanderhoof around the turn of the twentieth century. As the family expanded it spread... [Read more...]
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It’s Oscar season. Paolo Sorrentino’s “Youth” isn’t nominated for Best Picture, but it’s as interesting as anything else on view.Some Second Growth Poetry (and it’s good!)
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