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15 July 2018

It never fails to amaze (and amuse) me how movies mirror reality and are emanations of the collective psyche and/or motion picture prophecies. Just days...

11 July 2018

Trivia Pursuit Question of the Review: What great film director tried to adapt Theodore Dreiser’s “An American Tragedy” in the early 1930s...

06 July 2018

Noël Coward meets John Osborne in Enid Bagnold’s mid-1950s The Chalk Garden. This funny yet pointed two-acter set in an upper crust country house in...

28 June 2018

 

Naomi Wallace’s genre (and gender) blending Slaughter City is a cross between a Clifford Odets type of play about the working class and a...

26 June 2018

Review Fun Fact: “Mr. Memory” was based on an actual vaudeville-like act.

 

You don’t have to be the British music hall savant “Mr....

21 June 2018

 

 

“Updated” and “re-imagined” versions of classics often misfire but like the transformation of Romeo and Juliet into West Side...

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