Daily Archives: July 31, 2017

Movie Review: Spider-Man Holland guards a relic on a Dark Ages “Pilgrimage”

A best-seller some years back told us “How the Irish Saved Civilization.” Bit of a stretch, but there’s plenty of evidence that a lot of Western culture and more to the point Christian culture was preserved in the monasteries of … Continue reading

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Sam Shepard — playwright, actor, Marlboro Man of the Movies 1943-2017

The hard-living, grizzled playwright, actor and director Sam Shepard has died. Complications of Lou Gehrig’s disease, according to the New York Times. He was 73. His plays — “True West,” “Fool for Love” and “Buried Child” among them — won … Continue reading

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Today’s Interview: Questions for writer/director/producer Neil LaBute?

He’s best known for his acrid breakthrough film, “In the Company of Men.” But Neil LaBute’s made a career out of telling difficult truths about the human condition and human cruelty. “The Shape of Things,” “”Dirty Weekend,” “The Wicker Man” … Continue reading

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