As you can expect in any Loach film, there is no shortage of vividly rendered scenery. The cinematography is a real treat for the eyes, a visual whiskey tasting of colors, textures, and terrains. And despite a lazy plot, "The Angels' Share" still manages to be a heartening and enjoyable story.
Kirill Medvedev has brilliantly anticipated, but not truly managed to avoid the traps of literature and politics that he so perceptively outlines in his essays. His present celebrity as the leading poet of his country is yet a fragile one, by very fact of its inimitable novelty.
The nearly 600-page collection features formally innovative work in the tradition of the pastoral, an ancient form of lyric poetry celebrating shepherds and rural life. At the same time, these poems address ideas from an ecology perspective.
This operetta by the Harvard Gilbert and Sullivan Players is largely successful due not only to its talented singers but also the stunning scenery, which work together to bring out the work’s softly romantic charm.
Lachlan Forrow, the director of ethics and palliative care programs at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, posed a philosophical question to his audience on prescribing medication to end life: “Who has the right to tell anybody how to die?”