With this flawed but powerful new work, Opera Philadelphia is on a significant upward trajectory.
Stephen Frears’ film isn’t a great movie, but it’s a sweet and surprisingly touching one.
I really want to love director Todd Haynes, whose interests and sensibilities are so much like mine that he must be my […]
The celebrity memoir isn’t a genre I care much about, but I had so enjoyed Frank Langella’s Dropped Names that, when I […]
I read The Godfather many years ago, but I can no longer remember whether it was before or after I saw any […]
I saw more movies-in-theatres this year than I have in ages, but still managed to miss a number of important nominees in […]
I went to Birdman knowing very little – that it’s about an actor trying to reinvent himself by doing a Broadway play, and […]
It’s not a wrestling narrative you’re likely to get from John Irving, nor a chapter of Du Pont family history you’ll hear […]
“Slotted spoons don’t hold much soup.” “The prettier the flower, the farther from the path.” “Opportunity is not a lengthy visitor.” To […]
The last month has been my busiest move-going time in ages – since the beginning of December, I’ve seen more than I did during […]