Posts Tagged ‘Blue Jasmine’

Blues For Mr. Allen

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

A Madoff parody that’s ripe for sniping Cate Blanchett’s singularly obnoxious character in Blue Jasmine blocks our empathy. First because she’s such a phony–having changed her name from the mundane Jeanette to the pretentious Jasmine (“My mother’s favorite flower”), next because she embodies superciliousness (comically indifferent to everyone’s interest besides her own love of couture-brands [&hellip
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