Thomas J Callan: had been only a few months in the army when he accompanied the 7th Cavalry on a fateful trip to Montana

Among the gravestones in the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery at East Orange, New Jersey, are two with Irish surnames – Sullivan and Callan. They also bear the(...)

The fountains of the Bellagio light up in the middle of the Las Vegas strip

For much of the summer, I flitted in and out of the United States. I revisited some favourite cities and discovered some new ones. I love America m(...)

Rachel Weisz as Evanora in Sam Raimi’s Oz the Great and Powerful
The witches of Oz

You need not be waist deep in Angela Carter (though such immersion probably helps) to know that fairy stories – both ancient and contemporary – hav(...)

James Franco in Oz the Great and Powerful

OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL Directed by Sam Raimi. Starring James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams, Zach Braff, Bill Cobbs, Jo(...)