Posted inFilm

Unwarranted Heaviness

THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF BEING ** (Worth seeing) Directed by Philip Kaufman Written by Kaufman and Jean-Claude Carriere With Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Derek de Lint, Erland Josephson, Pavel Landovsky, Donald Moffat, and Daniel Olbrychski. Before we are forgotten, we will be turned into kitsch. Kitsch is the stopover between being and oblivion. […]

Posted inNews & Politics

School Suggestions

To the editors: Elizabeth Blanchard’s piece [“Three Teachers Talking,” January 22] highlighted problems in the morale of teachers and the situation of their work. The situation is beyond our control; teachers might do a better job on another set of kids, but we need this set of kids educated. Morale, however, could be improved by […]

Posted inArts & Culture

As You Like It

AS YOU LIKE IT Bailiwick Repertory Love is terribly hazardous. It ought to be federally regulated, like any other activity that affects the health and well-being of citizens. Think about it: You throw yourself into a marketplace that deals in beauty, social status, and that ephemeral commodity known as personality. You offer the very essence […]