With “The Dutchman” and other widely recorded songs, Michael Smith created emotional realities that let you feel along with his characters.
But the Joads are still driving a clunker.
Frank Galati’s adaptation of the Steinbeck novel doesn’t find a way ‘in and in and in.’
Reader film capsules guide what you should watch online.
Some recommended movies from Old Movies to Watch Now, in which Reader film capsules guide what you should watch online.
What would Google say to claims that it was too big a presence in our lives? Search me.
My picks for the five best films of the man who shot The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.
A review of Michele Landis Dauber’s The Sympathetic State: Disaster Relief and the Origins of the American Welfare State
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
Steppenwolf Theatre ensemble member Eric Simonson, author and director of the troupe’s current show Fake, will direct composer Ricky Ian Gordon’s and librettist Michael Korie’s operatic adaptation of John Steinbeck’s novel The Grapes of Wrath next March at Carnegie Hall, Playbill.com reports (http://www.playbill.com/news/article/133122-Grapes_of_Wrath_Concert_with_Clark_Ebersole_Gunn_to_Play_Carnegie_Hall_in_2010). Simonson previously directed the opera in its 2007 world premiere at the […]
I’ve been at the Toronto International Film Festival for four full days now, watching four movies a day, and these suckers are starting to pile up. So I’m going to bang out some capsule reviews, starting with my favorites so far. Soul Kitchen