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New Podcast! CRAZY EIGHTS by David Lindsay-Abaire

In this week’s Podcast, a short play by David Lindsay-Abaire: Recovering addicts (Rosie Perez, John Leguizamo) have their Saturday night card game rudely interrupted by Bobby Cannavale, who plays good cop/bad cop all by himself. 98 more words


Rabbit Hole By Naatak - An avalanche of emotions that slowly settles in you

Handling Bereavement, the intensity and duration of it are different for different people, there is no one single point when you can say it has completely ended. 510 more words


Movie Review: Poltergeist (2015)

Directed by Gil Kenan Written by David Lindsay-Abaire (screenplay) and Steven Spielberg (story) A family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces must come together to rescue their youngest daughter after the apparitions take her captive. 845 more words

Movie Reviews

"Good People" at TheaterWorks -- Interesting Play, Terrific Production

By Karen Isaacs

Theater critics often see multiple productions of a play over several years.  It is always interesting how they reaction to each production. 1,341 more words


Review: 'Poltergeist' solid remake of haunted house classic

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ It’s infrequent and particularly satisfying when the remake of an especially memorable film equals or exceeds the experience of the original. In 1982, “Poltergeist” saw the brilliant pairing of “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’s” low-budget horror director Tobe Hooper with far more mainstream screenwriter and producer Steven Spielberg for an effects-laden event movie that earned its place as a contemporary benchmark among supernatural thrillers. 698 more words


'Poltergeist' and the Inherent Frustrations of Movie Remakes

The key difficulty in talking and writing about movie remakes is simple: it’s very hard to not just spend 500 or so words asking, over and over, “Why?” Such films seldom improve upon their original, at least anymore; once was the time when a John Huston would remake an unloved picture like… 823 more words