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The Intern

The soundtrack is very nice in “The Intern” (2015). Happy and comforting. That’s also kind of the role that Robert De Niro plays as a senior citizen intern at an e-commerce startup founded by Anne Hathaway. 67 more words

Movie Reviews

2016 Hub Challenge Check-In #4

A few days ago, my twin sister sent me an e-mail telling me she’d just finished a great book called The Boston Girl and wondered had I heard of it? 419 more words



Photo by Joan Marcus

Written by Richard Greenberg

Directed by Lynne Meadow

Although it’s couple of drafts away from realizing its full potential, Richard Greenberg’s take on end-of-life issues offers a refreshing lightness and honesty. 601 more words

Theater Reviews

Linda Lavin Is Radiant in 'Our Mother's Brief Affair'

It’s always a pleasure to spend some quality time with Linda Lavin onstage. Whether she’s singing Broadway show tunes in some cabaret or milking laughs on Broadway, she has a brittle sense of timing and a brutal sense of tempo that leave every turn of phrase planted firmly in her perfectly sculpted cheeks. 856 more words


Linda Lavin's Tall Tale of One Brief Affair

Linda Lavin’s Tall Tale of One Brief Affair

at the Samuel J. Friedman Theater @MTC_NYC

By Ross

Linda Lavin is the main reason I found myself at MTC’s Friedman Theater to see… 675 more words

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Broadway Review: 'Our Mother's Brief Affair,' Starring Linda Lavin

Not even the sainted Linda Lavin can save the deeply unpleasant character she plays in “Our Mother’s Brief Affair,” a lazy play by Richard Greenberg commissioned and first produced by South Coast Rep, now being given a Broadway airing by Manhattan Theater Club. 623 more words


The Back-Up Plan

It is appropriate that artificial insemination is a key plot point in “The Back-Up Plan” (2010). The entire film smacks of artificiality. Don’t get me wrong. 78 more words

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