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23 February 2017

The performances and much of the music in Richard Strauss’ Salome are the most melodramatic of any opera I’ve ever experienced. But this is to be...

19 February 2017

Aside from some stunning cinematography, special effects and scenery, this U.S.-China co-production lensed, according to IMDB.com, on location...

19 February 2017

In 2017, what better way is there to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution than by screening the movies those momentous events inspired...

08 January 2017

 

 

As a critic of the live stage, I usually make it a point to comment upon the sets. For example, in my review of Theatre 40’s recent...

27 September 2016

Due to its unusual choice of subject matter, Next to Normal is a very brave show. Sure, there have been stage and screen works galore about...

22 September 2016

One of the American Left’s knights in shining armor, Greg Palast, is back with a new film. The trench coat, fedora-wearing Palast is to investigative...

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