The punishing ordeal of Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari — imprisoned for 118 days on charges of espionage — is brought to the screen with impressive tact and intelligence by writer-director Jon Stewart in “Rosewater,” an alternately somber and darkly funny drama that may occupy the same geographic terrain as “Argo” (to which it will inevitably be compared), but in most other respects could hardly be more different. 1,162 more words
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The average Broadway playgoer may not recognize the name Rostam Batmanglij when they see it in the program for “This Is Our Youth,” the new staging of the 1996 play starring Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson. 366 more words
Larry David will make his Broadway debut this winter in “Fish in the Dark,” a new play that he also wrote.
Produced by Scott Rudin, the play is a comedy about a clan dealing with a death in the family, and has a cast of about fifteen. 165 more words
By Will Ashton
While Richard Linklater’s newest movie Boyhood is earning accolades left and right from critics and audiences alike as it slowly creeks into theaters across the country, it appears that another Linklater favorite is coming back. 161 more words