Noy Thrupkaew is a Prospect senior correspondent.
A documentary on Philippe Petit, the man who walked on a wire between the World Trade Center towers in 1974, leaves the question of what motivates art to the viewer.Noy ThrupkaewOct 23, 2008
I returned from two and a half years of living abroad to discover that Beverly Hills, 90210, my guilty teenage pleasure, was being resurrected. This would be the perfect transition back to American culture, right?Noy ThrupkaewSep 05, 2008
Hong Kong director Wong Kar-Wai made his name chronicling romantic alienation with an unmistakable visual style. But his new film, My Blueberry Nights, is atmospherically innocuous and contentedly middle-aged. What happened?Noy ThrupkaewApr 18, 2008
Cristian Mungiu's 4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days is a surprisingly optimistic consideration of individual motivation amidst the alienation of a rotting political system.Noy ThrupkaewJan 25, 2008