Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Lovers – 7.5

2017-05-29T15:35:50+00:00May 29th, 2017|Reviews|

Seen amid a slew of Broadway productions, it was refreshing to enter a world of real people, real situations and real emotions. Not that the affairs seemed terribly real - it was hard to see what the respective individuals saw in each other - but the characters portrayed by Debra Winger and Tracy Letts were [...]

New York Theater ’17

2017-06-07T01:35:07+00:00May 29th, 2017|Theater|

The month before the Tony Awards we checked into the New York theater scene with a vengeance. I can’t say we’ve been overwhelmed so far - seven down, two shows to go - but we’ve mainly had a good time. I think in the future, though, I will be a little less taken in by [...]

The Lost City of Z – 5

2017-05-03T01:34:22+00:00May 3rd, 2017|Reviews|

Supposedly based on a novel, The Lost City of Z seemed more likely to have been based on a comic book. The lack of sophistication and subtlety in plot and acting was on a par with Brad Pitt's performances in, inter alia Inglorious Basterds and, more recently, Allied. Imagine my lack of surprise, then, when [...]