Gillian's Cultural Picks
Posted at 9:46 AM (PDT) on Tuesday, October 14, 2014
I missed out on seeing The Crucible at the Old Vic because of Streetcar
The actress gives her top cultural picks on film, books, music and exhibitions
By Charlotte Cripps
Independent UK: 14 October 2014
I saw A Most Wanted Man, which I liked very much on many levels. Since being introduced to Eleanor Wachtel and her interviews with John le Carré, I have fallen in love with him. That, and the fact that I've loved Philip Seymour Hoffman for decades and have seen pretty much every film he made. It was such a pleasure to see him delivering yet another outstanding performance. A massive loss to us all.
I am reading The Goldfinch (Donna Tartt) and 200 pages in can already say it's one of my very favourites ever.