Daily Archives: October 18, 2013

Movie Review: “Broadway Idiot”

Getting a Broadway show on its feet and up and running is a journey often fraught with drama, hurt feelings and failure. Happy endings are rare and best appreciated if we know the struggle, revisions, hard work and tough casting … Continue reading

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Weekend Movies: Great reviews for “Slave,” “All is Lost,” middling for “Escape,” “Carrie”, “Fifth Estate”

Oscar contenders are peppering most weekends this October, pretty unusual for Hollywood to roll them out, en masse, pre-Thanksgiving, but there are more to come, so have at it. “12 Years a Slave” is the best picture contender to beat … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Carrie” gets updated and watered down

More horrific than scary, director Kimberly Peirce (“Girls Don’t Cry”) sees Stephen King’s “Carrie” through the lens of today’s bullying epidemic and all the hand-wringing that has followed it. This remake of the film that made Brian DePalma famous — … Continue reading

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