Max Simkin repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to step into the lives of his customers and see the world in a new way. 18 more words
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As an Irish-American I have always had a bit of a love/hate relationship with St. Patrick’s Day. On the one hand it’s lovely to celebrate the man who removed snakes from Ireland even if it is completely… 2,198 more words
Ellen Barkin embodies the forces of gentrification in “The Cobbler,” Tom McCarthy’s new comedy about the changing face of New York City.
It’s a role that Barkin, whose whiskey voice still betrays a hint of her Big Apple upbringing, has spent a life preparing for by observing the changes to the city she still calls home. 662 more words