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27 September 2016

Due to its unusual choice of subject matter, Next to Normal is a very brave show. Sure, there have been stage and screen works galore about...

22 September 2016

One of the American Left’s knights in shining armor, Greg Palast, is back with a new film. The trench coat, fedora-wearing Palast is to investigative...

13 September 2016

As a film historian I was a sucker for Drama Queens from Hell, playwright Peter Lefcourt’s homage/rip-off/mash-up of movie maestro Billy Wilder’s...

Meryl Streep
24 August 2016

British director Stephen Frears’ latest biopic, about wannabe chanteuse Florence Foster Jenkins (the much Oscar-ed and “much-er” Oscar-...

Black man and white woman sitting on a couch
18 August 2016

The Manson tribe was not the only wolfpack of murderous maniacs to inhabit a remote ranch in L.A. County in order to foment a helter-skelter race war in...

Man with arms around woman's neck from the back
12 August 2016

In the same way that Bronx-born, Brooklyn-raised Woody Allen is the motion picture poet laureate of New York Jews, Mississippi-born playwright Tennessee...

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