Poet & Father of Frankenstein – P. B. Shelley


Recently I was reading a series of essays, “English Romantic Poets: Modern Essays in Criticism” edited by M. H. Abrams in 1960. One writer, I think it was the poet Donald Davie,  mentioned how when he was young and first introduced to the Romantics he loved Shelley to the point of memorizing his poems and quoting … Continue reading Poet & Father of Frankenstein – P. B. Shelley

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Director Stanley Kubrick


When Astrotheme has questions about a person's birthtime  they give everyone the standard 12 o'clock high. For Kubrick that works out well, as he was born at 11:55 according to our rectification. Again, like Errol Flynn,  it was a movie that prompted this --   this time Room 237 the movie about a movie film, one … Continue reading Director Stanley Kubrick

The retiring of Day-Lewis


Sir Daniel Day-Lewis has announced that his final act will be with the "Phantom Thread."  He discusses this with the Greek Reporter in Athens.   Day-Lewis is married to Rebecca Miller.  They have two sons, Cashel and Ronan and have been married 22 years meeting on the set of the Crucible, the famous play by … Continue reading The retiring of Day-Lewis