What lifts Resurrection above the standard victim-becomes-avenger routine is a preposterous — in a wonderfully sick way — claim that gives the movie a welcome touch of giallo unpredictability.
When given a choice, tend to choose films that are fairly harrowing to watch. The next three Sundance Fest films on my slate were often disturbing, but also powerful and inspiring on many levels.
After nearly a century, the fierce psychological nuance of Passing remains as relevant as ever.
Christine is less interested in serving up a moral lesson or providing sociological analysis than generating sympathy.
Reviews of eight stage productions in London, with two terrific shows noted: American dramatist Bruce Norris’s powerful study of racial relations, Clybourne Park, and Alan Ayckbourn’s 1980 farce Season’s Greetings. Another winner on the West End, the critically acclaimed War Horse, comes to New York next week. By Joann Green Breuer Penelope by Enda Walsh […]
It should be pointed out that in London it is possible to see more shows in a limited time than one can do in the United States. Why? Because it has long been the sensible practice to stagger weekday matinees. By Caldwell Titcomb Shakespeare first, of course. The British quite rightly never tire of “Hamlet.” […]