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The Boy Friend

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    Sight & Sound: Michael Atkinson
    March 31, 2017 | May 2017 Issue (p. 100)

    Everyone will react to the excess differently, but there are images, mostly revolving around Twiggy's Erté-like form and some lovely Beardsleyesque stage art, that are irresistible... Russell launched this antique rocket right after finishing The Devils, and as different as the subjects are, there's a hysterical stylistic continuity that's Russell's alone – he was a demiurge intoxicated with the idea that more equals much more, and that subtlety was for the half-alive.

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