At last, Sharon’s story converges with that of Rick and Cliff. Until then it’s all easy and breezy, and not especially urgent, with lots of yammer, walls hung with exploitation-film posters and amusingly foregrounded shots of bare female feet. Then abruptly the mood and tone
The Lymond Chronicles, by Dorothy Dunnett The six historical romance novels that make up this series are “vivid, engaging, densely potted,” one critic wrote in 2000 (sound familiar?). The books follow Francis Crawford of Lymond, “the perfect romantic hero,” and its events unfold during the
It’s the circle of pop-culture life: Just as one long-running TV drama with an obsessive fan base ends, another returns, albeit in a different form. Nearly six months after an initial teaser whetted appetites for the film version of “Downton Abbey,” a full-length trailer has
If you happened to be walking down Broadway near 21st Street in Manhattan on Saturday, you might have noticed some colorful pedestrians: a man in a floral top hat; a woman in a billowing green robe; friends in bright dresses braiding one another’s hair. Final
In her stand-up, Wanda Sykes periodically argues with the roll of fat around her stomach, which she calls Esther, after Esther Rolle, the actress who played the mom in “Good Times.” Esther, a cantankerous sort with a deep voice and an appetite that could match
In separate interviews — Mr. Broderick in London before a rehearsal in early May, and Mr. Lonergan in New York on the day of the play’s first preview two weeks later — the men discussed their friendship, their collaboration and the play’s bumpy beginnings. Here
[Read more about Mr. Binder’s appointment.] Mr. Binder’s inaugural festival will also make extensive use of BAM’s smaller venues — only two engagements will take place in its flagship space, the Howard Gilman Opera House — and branch out into Brooklyn for site-specific programming, such
A pathbreaking composer and saxophonist, a radio host and organizer, a storied bassist, and arguably the most distinguished vocal talent of his generation: These four figures will make up the 2020 class of National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters, the agency announced on Tuesday.
Sometimes you’d think there was a conspiracy among movie stylists to turn older female characters into a combination of sister-wife and refugee from a Laura Ashley sample sale. As Ronnie in the late-life romance “The Tomorrow Man,” the lovely Blythe Danner is their latest victim.
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