Wednesday, September 3 2014
Larry Kramer’s blistering cri de coeur about the early days of the AIDS plague gets a solidly respectful but flawed treatment from Ryan Murphy
Sunday, March 4 2007
Director Ryan Murphy lacks the requisite wicked flair for black-comedy, the levity is mishandled, and completely at odds with the intensity of performance and direction.
Friday, October 27 2006
Augusten's narration of Running with Scissors starts with a question: "How do I begin to tell the story of how my mother left me and how I left her?"
Sunday, January 1 1995
Perhaps the bravest aspect of 'Popular' is that it takes teen concerns seriously but also sets them in context: it's set in a teen-centric universe, where teenagers do cause families to split up, and students actually are under attack by the school administration.