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.
Thursday, May 30 2013
O glorious restoration! Laurence Olivier's eye-popping, frightening, rousing and at times, quite moving Richard III gets the royal treatment.