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For years Pittsburghers have witnessed the low regard in which public
television station WQED holds its second channel, WQEX.
I can think of no picture of recent years, other than Roman Polanski's
The Pianist, that has won the Palme d'Or at Cannes and yet
stirred neither controversy nor excitement.
The great disparity in the critical reaction to Caryl Churchill's Far Away, now playing Off Broadway, serves to remind us that opinions are just that--neither right nor wrong, but rather we
A lot of nonsense has been written about the choreographer Twyla Tharp
and her hit Broadway show, Movin' Out, since it opened at the
Richard Rodgers Theatre on October 24.
Even without the aid of Smell-o-Vision, Charlie Kaufman's bedroom comes
across as dank.
The Quiet American, which recently opened for a two-week run in a
couple of theaters in New York and Los Angeles, illustrates just how far
Hollywood self-censorship has gone in the year
"I was in a highly unshaved and tatty state," John Lennon said of his 1966 meeting with a certain conceptual artist, then mounting her first show at London's Indica Gallery.
Tom Stoppard's 'Coast of Utopia'
November has been melodrama month at the movies. First Todd Haynes
brought us Far From Heaven, which he ought to have called
Imitation of Imitation.