Why last night's The Full Monty, of course, glossily
repackaged as the new smash hit musical of the moment.
It was smoothly, even glossily
performed, not only by the dryly mischievous Lithgow and a delightful little boy from the School of American Ballet, P.
recycled for a new generation of modern saga fans.
Lesbian vampires on film go back at least as far as 1936's Dracula's Daughter; they experienced a sort of heyday in the early '70s, but these were primarily films made by and for straight men, most glossily
exemplified by the 1970 Hammer film The Vampire Lovers, adapted from the 1871 LeFanu lesbian classic, Camilla.
packaged as the snap, crackle and pop fun time, to be opened up periodically for selective nostalgic peeps on cue: the pill, the mini-skirt, the Beatles, Swinging London, Revolution in the Streets.
Overbeck's Christ with Martha and Mary is a glossily
coloured contestation between Grace and Works, topics which greatly occupied Overbeck's mind after his conversion to the Catholic faith.
He went to the Daily Mail in 1969 and, after becoming a columnist on the glossily
printed Greyhound Magazine (which later became incorporated into the modern-day Greyhound Star), purchased the Magazine in 1980.
As an artwork it's negligible, glossily
produced but awkwardly composed and, to my eye, rather silly.
Cinnamon red shines as glossily
as ever; clove-flavored green still glows like an emerald.
All of these writers, but particularly Lydia Davis and David Foster Wallace, are comfortable with surrealism, which had, prior to their arrival, been the sole province of the by-then-unfashionable "postmodernists"--Robert Coover, John Hawkes, Guy Davenport, John Barth, and the most frequently and glossily
published and, to my taste, most talented of the group, Donald Barthelme.
The latest thing was crisply painted genre scenes, incidents from literature or bits of classical mythology, presented in brilliant colour and glossily
and of tresses long, assiave (sic) and glossily
black as the raven's when his
D'Alessandro, a "proactive" executive from John Hancock Insurance, for which he created the glossily
gritty "Real Life, Real Answers" series of commercials.
shot on location in Spain, South Africa and England by Flavio Labiano, the film's larger setpieces don't always exploit their scenic backdrops as creatively as they might.
Thus attired, I trundled with them, round the corner, to a 'location', and all I could think, as I minced glossily
alongside them, was 'oh, my, what will people think when they see my feet?