Aberdeen

Aberdeen Aberdeen is the third film for Norwegian writer/director Hans Petter Moland and the first since his 1995 Zero Kelvin. The latter had three trappers isolated in a cabin in the frozen tundra of Greenland. Aberdeen has a  ...

culturevulture.net – review

The War of the Rosens By Janice Eidus Behler Publications, 2007 http://www.janiceeidus.com/books_rosens.html Puzzled as we may be by the dimensions of the universe, which of course has no dimensions, since it is apparently infinite, each of us  ...

Das Rheingold – Richard Wagner

Washington National Opera General Director Placido Domingo and guest director Francesca Zambello have launched what they are calling The American Ring with their 2005-2006 production of Richard Wagner’s Das Rheingold. Except for the Native American style costuming of Erda,  ...

The Constant Wife – W. Somerset Maugham

Our review of the Amercian Conservatory Theater production of the play Well yes, it's dated, the battles of the sexes, but not because there has been a clear winner. Especially in the corner of  ...

Shameless

"Now, no one is sayin’ that Chatsworth Estate is the Garden of Eden," says Frank Gallagher at the beginning of the British comedy/drama series Shameless. What follows is a succinct, funny montage of characters and setting, culminating in a  ...

Canterbury Tales

It’s fascinating to watch a classic updated. Shakespeare is the author most often recast into the modern era, with Richard II transplanted into 1930s Britain, Macbeth into the world of small time gangsters, Hamlet into the intrigues of 21st  ...

The Dazzle – Richard Greenberg

In Richard Greenberg's fascinating and flawed new play, The Dazzle, the central character, Langley Collyer, seems to be a direct descendant of some weird Swiftian creation. Collyer has a whole mansion that he fills with the things (here, imagine  ...