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Mad Men and Medusas

Coming across this old review of Juliet Mitchell’s ‘Mad Men and Medusas’ (Independent on Sunday, 2001) reminded me that pretty much all the main characters in the TV series of the same name launched in the late Noughties are hysterics,… Read More »Mad Men and Medusas

Jungian Complexes at the Multiplex

This week, David Cronenberg’s feature-length shrink costume drama, A Dangerous Method, about the most famous – and doomed – love-affair in psychoanalysis, premières in the UK. I’m talking, of course, about the passionate, twisted, and teasingly unconsummated, romance between Sigmund Freud and Carl… Read More »Jungian Complexes at the Multiplex