Simon Pasternak

Review: 'Zhivago'


Is it time once again for a big, earnest, near-operatic musical about love and death, passion and politics, romance and revolution? That's the question posed by "Zhivago," the sprawling, ambitious…


Emmy's salute news


ABC and PBS led all networks with 27 nominations each for the 2004 News and Documentary Emmy Awards, to be presented in New York City on Sept. 9. Awards recognize excellence in breaking news…

Review: 'Doctor Zhivago'


Some will rightfully pine for Maurice Jarre's Oscar-winning score, Julie Christie and Omar Sharif, yet this somewhat less epic take on Boris Pasternak's book is a creditable version, featuring…

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Review: 'Going Down'


There seems to be no bottom to "Going Down," a lame also-ran in the rapidly declining teen gross-out comedy genre. Imagine playwright Ken Ludwig regressed back to a teenager and convinced that…