The shipyard painter, political activist and razor-sharp cartoonist Bob Starrett has just written a new book The Way I See It on his eventful life and times. Below we reprint one of his stories and review an essential read
ENO's production of La Boheme is a triumph,
Described as a “re-imagining” of Gustavo Hernandez’s La Casa Muda — claimed to have been shot in one continuous take — Silent House simply serves to prove it’s best not to tinker with the original.
Elizabeth Olsen plays Sarah, a young woman who returns to their clear out their former family house with dad and brother.
But when they get there, guess what, there aren't any lights.
We spend all our time accompanying her crawling around a creaky old house lit by lanterns that is haunted by family secrets she's forgotten only to get a cruel awakening that surprises no one.
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