While I enjoyed the marvelous and much-beloved John Huston film adaptation of Annie (1982) and thoroughly enjoy all the songs, I am no Annie purist. I have enjoyed various “faithful” and “reworked” TV and stage […]
This spring, Woody Allen’s Bullets over Broadway gets the stage treatment with seasoned Broadway director/choreographer Susan Stroman—on Broadway, no less, at the St. James Theater. Downtown at the Public, previews are on for the Steven […]
At last, a Wall Street film which dispenses of my despised clichés of Wall Street films. J.C. Chandor’s first full-length feature film has no testosterone-fueled males screaming at each other across the boardroom, no gratuitous […]
Coming to the Park Avenue Armory in New York. Only the Armory could hold this much avant-garde.
In The Devil wears Prada, I realize we are meant to empathize with the earnest writer-turned-fashion-assistant Andy Sachs. She nearly sacrifices her writing career, loses her chef boyfriend, has to ditch her comfortable clothes, and […]