Hubbard Street’s Unboxed spills Nutcracker tea; Final Bow for Yellowface builds a dance incubator.
The Polish Film Festival comes to town, plus more new reviews and notable screenings
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
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Fall Books Special: My Dad Did It
Steve Hodel, the retired LA cop who pinned the Black Dahlia murder on his pop, believes he was also Chicago’s Lipstick Killer.
Fantasia trumps fantasy
One-time American Idol winner Fantasia actually makes a listenable album.
Allegro non troppo
Bruno Bozzetto’s parody of Disney’s Fantasia is a collection of animated sketches accompanying classical music pieces (by Debussy, Dvorak, Ravel, Sibelius, Stravinsky, and Vivaldi), with live-action slapstick sequences featuring cowriter Maurizio Nichetti (The Icicle Thief). It’s not only a hilarious send-up of Disney’s excesses but a splendid cartoon feature in its own right–funny and imaginative […]