There’s no substitute for genius. Alfred Hitchcock had it aplenty. He could take schlocky material like Robert Bloch’s novel and make from it a film as great as Psycho — not just original and compelling but extraordinarily beautiful too.
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Three plays in London: William Boyd's "Longing" doesn't make sense, and two other shows provide grim worldviews.
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Think of parenthood, marriage and just being a grown-up as bowling pins - the bowling pins of life. The characters in “Benched,” “Bleed” and “Smudge” juggle those pins like crazy. Funny, sad, flawed, but always intriguing, the plays make up a rotating repertory offered by Pinky Swear Productions under the rubric “Three Plays About the Nuclear/Unclear Family.” Read full...
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This adaptation of Hemingway's first novel, The Sun Also Rises, is intense and compelling
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Music Review: New Kids on the Block's 6th studio album, '10,' issues invitation 1 can't refuse
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On “Nurse Jackie,” Edie Falco plays a newly sober RN. Now she’s starring in the Manhattan Theatre Club production of “The Madrid.” The play by Liz Flahive and Falco is awkward enough to make you wish for a stiff one.
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I mentioned in my recent meandering about the dangers of trying to make a game based on Aliens - in action-movie terms, a task comparable to trying to make a novelty dance record based on The Wasteland - that a bad review is often more fun to write than a good review.
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