Thursday, July 17 2008
In what might be called the curse of Chekhov, the common setting is a living room, the common characters a family, and the common dynamic a stew of bitter backbiting and recrimination that ultimately gives the lie to Tolstoy, because here each unhappy family seems perfectly alike.
Monday, June 4 2007
What Kate could teach us: Author gleans self-help lessons from the life of the screen legend Katharine Hepburn.
Thursday, March 22 2007
Boasting a script packed full of acerbic gems, Holiday also has a tremendous visual energy.
Thursday, February 15 2007
This is not only an entertaining, funny, and smart guide to the glory days of Hollywood; it is an essential and useful tool for film historians.