Category Archives: Allan Moyle

Kamikaze Hearts in The Cleo Club

Pamela Pearl (Trini Alvarado)’s place of employ in Times Square, the Cleo Club, certainly has its sartorial splendour. As Magazine Machine writes, “Why can’t all strip clubs be like this one instead of a cheesy lucite heeled den of broken … Continue reading

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Times Square review in “Monthly Film Bulletin”

As a review published contemporaneous to Times Square‘s release, Gilbert Adair’s review in the November 1980 issue of Monthly Film Bulletin is somewhat anomalous, in that it is largely positive towards Allan Moyle’s film. Due to its format and very … Continue reading

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Times Square and the dearth of denim

In the Anchor Bay DVD commentary track of Times Square (2000), director Allan Moyle asks Robin Johnson (Nicky Marotta) if she likes the film’s costumes as “they seem like kind of clichéd now”. Johnson replies, “No! I don’t think any … Continue reading

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Louise the monkey and Trini Alvarado’s tits

As I said in my previous post, Times Square is a text that is famous for its (supposedly) disjointed narrative. In analyses and reviews of, and references to Times Square, contemporary readers frequently refer to omissions in the text. For … Continue reading

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