By Debra Cash Rusty Frank sent this note last night… Our friend, our legend, our hero, our idol, our humanitarian Fayard Nicholas passed away peacefully at home tonight at 8:30pm, January 24, 2006. He was surrounded by friends [...]
Michael Haneke may be the only living director who really matters, but you might not guess that from “Cache” (“Hidden”), the new film that has finally brought the brilliant Austrian auteur some serious media attention. It’s far easier, actually, to [...]
In new albums, three innovative African musicians manage to turn what has been called neotraditionalism into a progressive style.
Woody Allen’s big comeback? His best work in a decade? Genius rivaling “Annie Hall”!? What potent, absorbing, and thoroughly compelling version of “Match Point” were these critics watching? Look, it’s set in London, not New York! Listen, that crackling soundtrack [...]
Michael Haneke’s sharp and timely thriller explores how the shadows of a man’s past can come back to haunt him with a vengeance.
A brilliant new novel explores how the search for his family’s fate during the Holocaust nearly costs a man his sanity. “Götz and Meyer” by David Albahari. Translated from the Serbian by Ellan Elias-Bursac. (Harcourt, 176 pp., $23) By Tess [...]
Woody Allen’s freshest and most potent film in years manages to be much more than an erotic thriller.
By Debra Cash Only medical skill, the support of friends and family and perhaps the prayers of his fans can help Fayard Nicholas recover from the stroke the gentlemanly 91-year old African-American dancer suffered on November 22, 2005. But those [...]