What impressed me most about these two different women is they were both products of an America which values determination and wit and intelligence, as well as opportunity.
Alan Furst’s books are spy thrillers infused with a crisp, rather than a flowery, literary sensibility.
Anne Curry’s purpose is not merely to act as a military analyst, but to explore the long cultural history of the battle’s meanings in subsequent British history.
I had written Martin Scorsese off, and never expected he had a “Hugo” in him. That he did is the among the touching things in this film.