Despite Bottom, the lovers, Oberon and Titania, "A Midsummer Night's Dream" has either no leads or too many. No single character-line drives the action and everyone comes from different worlds…
"Without Walls" at the La Jolla Playhouse; A festival of about a dozen site-specific works, including a new piece about sea monsters staged on the beach by puppeteer Basil Twist.
Max Reinhardt's 1935 filming of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," is grist for Ken Ludwig's latest farce, a defiantly corny yet amusing escapade that is given a classy sendoff by Arena Stage. Chaos erupts…
Who was Merle Oberon? The family background of the Alexander Korda discovery and star of "Wuthering Heights" (1939) and many other films of the '30s, '40s and '50s is explored in this intriguing but…
French sales company Films Distribution has picked up worldwide rights to Spanish competition player "Pau and His Brother" (Pau i el Seu Germa), which screens today. Italy's Story, run by Amadeo…
A man loves 'em and leaves 'em but a woman carries the torch for an early romance down through the years. Proceeding on this premise Lydia displays the life span of a woman from 20 to 60, and her…
"Wuthering Heights" will have to depend on class audiences. Its general sombreness and psychological tragedy is too heavy for general appeal. With that setup, and lacking socko marquee dressing…