Petrice Leconte’s The
Widow of Saint-Pierre , from a screenplay by Claude Faraldo, has been
haunting my dreams as the most devastating assault on capital punishment I have
ever seen enacted on the screen-but this is not ostensibly what the film is
about, at least not entirely. For one thing, the detailed reconstruction of
Saint-Pierre, Read More
Amy Irving’s Big Comeback
Amy Irving, the actress, and Eric Stoltz, the actor, were sitting together having a chat at a party celebrating a private screening of Bossa Nova, a spicy new film directed by Ms. Irving’s husband Bruno Barreto. She’s the star of the movie, too.
Ms. Irving had a glass of Merlot Read More
The English and Irish imports must be confusing someone, apart from me. It’s now the fashion for a Playbill insert to provide a glossary of slang so we can all understand what’s going on. We must learn, in other words, how to speak the common language that divides us.
It is therefore advisable to turn Read More