The Bridesmaid (La Demoiselle d’honneur)

Director Claude Chabrol, now 76, continues to make impeccably crafted movies with the skill and subtlety that only age and experience combined, perhaps, with a touch of genius, provide. His current entry, The Bridesmaid, based on a novel by  ...

Scoop

With Scoop, Woody Allen returns to the London of last year's elegantly made, if overblown, Match Point, but now in a mood of classic Woody Allen farce. In a convoluted plot setup, Allen plays Splendini, a third-rate  ...

Gabrielle

Other Chereau films reviewed at culturevulture.net: Intimacy Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train Paris: 1912. A rainy afternoon. A sea of men in black emerging from a huge train station. "Today I'm coming home earlier  ...

The Devil Wears Prada

Fashionista is a fairly recent addition to the language, a mildly condescending term applied to those thought to be slaves to fashion as well as to those who inhabit the world of commercial high fashion. The Devil Wears Prada,  ...

Happy End – Bertolt Brecht/Kurt Weill

Happy End CD Kurt Weill: Kurt Weill Songs - A Centennial Anthology, Volume 1 Collection for voice and piano. Includes Bilbao Song and The Sailors' Tango. Text language German/English/French. 256 pages.  ...

Monet in Normandy

Monet's early painting, Garden at Sainte-Adresse, has been so often reproduced that it is familiar to most anyone with even a fleeting interest in art. But, as is invariably the case, reproductions can only hint at the sensual and  ...

A Prairie Home Companion

Prairie Home Companion With Garrison Keillor (2004) DVD Director Robert Altman's A Prairie Home Companion shares with his earlier film Nashville an interest in the American psyche, the talent of Lily  ...

District B13 (Banlieue 13) (2004)

Luc Besson's latest film from France, District B13, budgeted at an estimated €12,000,000 (US$15,400,000), as compared to Mission: Impossible III budgeted at ten times that amount, certainly delivers more bang for the investors' buck, or Euros, as it were.  ...

The History Boys – Alan Bennett

New York, Broadhurst Theatre April 23 - October 1, 2006 Teal & Orange Cubes Tapestry Carpet Bag with Shoulder Strap The conflict which energizes Alan Bennett's engrossing play, The History Boys, is between  ...