Much visual texturing -- almost too much -- is expended on a rather intimate story otherwise treated with tonal and thesping restraint.
Both star Ralph Fiennes and Jonathan Kent's production of Sophocles' classic tragedy "Oedipus" are at their considerable best when they try least hard to be monumental.
Most likely to succeed in East High School's class of 2008 is Zac Efron. Director Kenny Ortega clearly knows it, moving the 21-year-old heartthrob center stage in "High School Musical 3: Senior…
Pairing Arthur Miller's probing social realism with Brit director Simon McBurney's multidisciplinary experimental approach was a gamble, but the payoff in "All My Sons" is considerable.
"Who Does She Think She Is?" centers around the difficulties encountered by five women in reconciling motherhood with artistic expression.
Stylishly made, armed to the teeth and ludicrous in the extreme, "Max Payne" sends its eponymous antihero into New York's underbelly on a deranged quest for revenge.
"Frost/Nixon" is an effective, straightforward bigscreen version of Peter Morgan's shrewd stage drama about the historic 1977 TV interview in which Richard Nixon brought himself down once again.
One of the most disheartening things about British playwright Nick Whitby's lumbering stage adaptation of "To Be or Not to Be" is the heavy hand that's been brought to bear on the 1942 comedy about a…
Noble in intentions and haphazard in execution, "Call + Response" is a passionate documentary on human trafficking, crossbred with telethon-like musical performances.
Rising above a tsunami of hype, Brit TV star David Tennant ("Dr. Who") offers an effortless-seeming star turn as cynical Berowne in his second RSC appearance (after the well-received and London-bound…
Manhattan's Stuyvesant High School provides the battleground for a hard-fought presidential election in "Frontrunners," as four tickets vie for head of the student union.