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From 'Happy Days' to 'Eyes Wide Shut': When Real Married Couples Play Fictional Spouses

new production of Happy Days — the Samuel Beckett play that, through minimalist symbolism, portrays love fighting a losing battle against time, gendered expectations, and solipsism — stars a real-life married couple.  1,192 more words


Favourite films - Invasion of the Body Snatchers

It’s a commonly recited refrain that the film industry’s fondness for recycling material is stifling creativity, or more simply ‘remakes suck ass dude’, but Jack Finney’s 1954 science fiction novel… 1,245 more words


Another Heavenly Day

In a 1960 letter to a friend, Harold Pinter wrote of Samuel Beckett, “I’ll buy his goods hook, line, and sinker, because he leaves no stone unturned and no maggot lonely.”  This is perhaps never more true than in  364 more words