George Lucas joined with playwright Tony Kushner, director-writer Elaine May and musician Herb Alpert at the White House on Wednesday as President Obama awarded them with National Medals of the Arts…
The WGA's Paul Selvin Award, lauding screenplays reflecting the spirit of constitutional and civil liberty, might have been tailor-made for Tony Kushner's "Lincoln," which explores the very…
Movies usually carry their directors' stamp, whoever writes them
"Lincoln" scribe Tony Kushner will receive the Paul Selvin Award from the WGA, given to the script that best embodies the spirit of constitutional and civil rights and liberties.
Obviously, the film is an affectionate portrayal. As a piece of filmmaking, I loved the weirdness of "Lincoln": the way that he was written as this strange, odd, ethereal man oscillating between…
Daniel Day-Lewis delivers an unimpeachable performance in Steven Spielberg's shrewd, stately and somewhat stuffy drama focused on a narrow yet defining chapter of Abraham Lincoln's life: abolishing…
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Among male scribes, even a diehard political playwright like Tony Kushner finds the fathers-and-sons trope an irresistible dramatic theme.
Tony Kushner came this close to writing a great play, but he ultimately leaves his wonderful characters high and dry.
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