Confrontation is a David Mamet specialty, and in "The Old Neighborhood" the playwright takes on that most fearsome of foes and comes out on top. Three short plays under a 90-minute umbrella…
When is a rock concert not a rock concert? Well, for one, when it's a Chemical Brothers show.
Rarely would advice be prudent for an established artist to stick closely to material from a new, mostly unheard album rather than forge ahead through a relatively obscure songbook that has garnered…
Illumined by a star-making turn from young actress Emily Woof, and suffused with a deep feeling for the landscape and characters of Thomas Hardy's ensemble novel, "The Woodlanders" is a classy and…
Reviewed Nov. 17, 1997.
The golden boy of Italian commercial cinema, Leonardo Pieraccioni, appears to have conceived his third feature, "Fireworks," in a rush to capitalize on the phenomenal success of last year's "The…
Asubmarine trapped under the polar ice cap in the Bering Strait sounds like an exciting concept --- throw in a couple of scientists and a beautiful whale-watcher and there's a hook --- but "Sub Down"…
It seems there are an assortment of angst-driven personalities caught in some kind of semi-purgatory waystation and must purge themselves of their emotional baggage before they are allowed to move on…
Is there anything as voyeristically tantalizing as sitting in a romantic, dimly lit restaurant and overhearing the juicy details of a developing courtship at the table next to you? What could be…
Alook at deleted clips from 20th Fox productions offers a view of some shelved segs worth eyeing and some whose omission is easily explained away. It's an amusing presentation of bloopers cushioned…
Reviewed Nov. 14, 1997.
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