Among the most haunting aspects of Roman Polanski’s 1971 film version of Macbeth is his visceral depiction of the tragedy’s violence.
This was was a truly memorable afternoon at Symphony Hall, filled with interesting programming decisions and exciting revelations.
Arts Fuse critics select the best in music, film, theater, and author readings for the coming week.
It may seem a bit like overkill, and in many ways it is, but that all depends on your perspective.
Of all the songs ever written about a woman violated by her brother’s ghost after she decapitates him playing croquet, “The Musical Box” remains the best.
It would not be overstating the case to say that Mike Nichols was a social and moral barometer for an entire generation of film and theatergoers.
Because of first-rate performances, St. Vincent rises above Hollywood’s standard ‘cranky old man finds love through friendship with needy child’ trope.
Starchitect Renzo Piano and his team did very well given their constraints. It is damn hard to build the right frame for so much abundant beauty.
Arts Fuse critics select the best in music, film, visual arts, theater, author readings, and dance that’s coming up in the next week.
What Nerve! takes an innovative and fresh take on a little-noticed but piquant tributary of American art.