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The Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: Almost Famous
June 5, 2017 – 12:31 PM | 10 Comments
The Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>Almost Famous</em>

No, you're a golden god.

Death of a Salesman: Strange new world
April 12, 2012 – 10:10 PM | No Comment
Death of a Salesman: Strange new world

Ben Brantley's New York Times review of the current production of Death of a Salesman at the Barrymore is very complimentary, but also regretful — that the version doesn't quite land with him; that, like …

Before The Devil Knows You're Dead
July 29, 2008 – 10:51 PM | 6 Comments
<I>Before The Devil Knows You're Dead</I>

A much better movie than I'd expected — I'd kind of anticipated something more precious, or that it would go for a quirkier, funnier tone, and it's so much better for not having done that.
It's …