Reviews

Reviews

‘The Kingdom of Speech’ in review: Wolfe’s ‘New Journalism’ is getting old

BAM! A right cross to that sniveling Charles Darwin and his so-called “Theory of Evolution.” Then … WHAP! A slap to Noam Chomsky and...

‘Kiss Me, Kate’: Adaptation of Broadway musical brings back the Bard

  1948 was a crazy year. It was the year Harry Truman won against all odds, one of the greatest upsets in American history. Porsche...

“La La Land” will win everything. But should it?

Before I dive into detailed discussions of each category and film, let’s start with this: the 2017 Academy Awards will be a sweep for...

Prediction: the Academy wins the “Most Elitist” award for the 89th time

Far from being #sowhite as it was in 2016, the 2017 Oscars will feature a wider variety of films, but some things about the...

‘This is Us’ celebrates life and family

  The pilot opens with a repetitive melody: fast-paced finger-picking on an acoustic guitar. Somehow it feels comforting. Familiar, even. The show is called “This is...