Monthly Archives For September 2008

Imitation of Life

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I’ve always found dubious the notion that certain times in the past were ‘a more innocent age’; it is bandied about a lot when referring to the more demure sexual mores of times gone, the…

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Work in Progress

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Work in Progress Catalan director José Luis Guerín's illuminating essay on his wonderful 2001 film 'Work in Progress' (original title 'En Construcción'). The film charts, in semi-documentary fashion, the demolition of a century-old building in…

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Half-Housed Assets

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“If you owe us £1,000, it’s your problem; if you owe us £1 million, it’s our problem” was how Justice Moriarty described the AIB’s attitude towards lending when he was chairing the tribunal investigating Charlie…

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