Articles tagged barbara hershey

17 May 2007 // 10:59 PM

The Natural (1984)

What could have been a magnificent comment on this patriotic pastime unfortunately turns in to an emotionally manipulative barrage of iconic imagery.

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5 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Beaches: Special Edition (1988)

Beaches is the Goliath of those epic '80s melodramas, squashing patience and dignity and tact.

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4 Oct 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Mountain

Women are mostly irrelevant in The Mountain, except as they provide occasions for men to prove their decency or wantonness.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Stunt Man (1980/2001)

No matter how many times one watches ['The Stunt Man', it maintains] a kind of kamikaze bravado.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Lantana (2001)

Proves that local storytellers no longer need loveable anti-heroes and a supporting cast of offbeat simpletons to get noticed.

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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