Thursday, November 11 2010
This is Broadway at its best -- alive, glittering, and absolutely thrilling -- in tribute to one of its creative geniuses, Stephen Sondheim. The talented cast includes many from the original roles, and the songs are as fresh as ever.
Wednesday, April 1 2009
Reiner and Goldman manage to marry timeless storytelling elements with modern comedic sensibilities in such a way that it will never feel corny, old-fashioned, or dated.
Tuesday, August 5 2008
This itself modern through that little smidgen of precocious reflexivity, and a healthy does of kitsch.
Wednesday, October 5 2005
Criminal Minds confuses critical thinking with supernatural abilities.
Wednesday, July 20 2005
Roxy, bless her, is acutely practical: 'Everybody can't get a monument, otherwise the world'd be one big-ass graveyard.'
Monday, November 29 2004
Profound as Coalhouse walker's story might be, Ragtime is about far more.
Tuesday, June 22 2004
By way of explaining the significance of their task, Betty asserts, 'Hundreds and thousands of people die every day. Bodies are easy -- dig a ditch, light a match -- but what about the souls? Who takes care of them?'
Monday, November 17 2003
Liberated from the selective perception that comes hand in hand with rational existence, the reapers on Dead Like Me are better prepared to anticipate the unexpected.
Sunday, January 1 1995
The first scene in Leon Ichaso's biographical film, 'Piñero', sets up a complex series of relationships between the artist and his demons -- or more pointedly, between the artist and the various audiences he sought to influence and astonish.