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16 June 2017

Reactionaries howl in outrage at Kathy Griffin’s photo of the comedienne holding a faux severed, bloody head of the president and against Shakespeare in the...

01 June 2017

Filmmaker Andrzej Wajda was to Poland what Sergei Eisenstein was to the USSR - and, arguably, what Carl Yastrzemski was to the Boston Red Sox. Along with...

26 May 2017

Peter Brook directed the 1960s stage and screen versions of Peter Weiss’ Marat/Sade, which is arguably the 20th century’s best post-Brecht political...

23 May 2017

TEN FILMS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD,

 

A Cinematic Centennial Celebration of...

20 May 2017

I recently reviewed Rajko Grlić’s The Constitution, the gala screening that launched the 12th annual South East European Film Festival, writing that...

16 May 2017

One of the wonderful things about the page, stage and screen is how they can introduce us to historical figures and eras, often long ago and far away. This...

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