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Steven Soderbergh's Film to Television: The Girlfriend Experience on Starz

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.03.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The woman to my left at the Paris Theater premiere of The Girlfriend Experience pulled a lipstick out of her Prada bag and applied the nude Bobbi Brown in one swift motion without a mirror. I do that with my way more risky Russian red MAC, I thought, feeling competitive, and contemplating the series sample I was about to see.

First Nighter: John Pollono's 'Lost Girls' With Piper Perabo; Taylor Mac's 'Hir' With Kristine Nielsen

David Finkle | Posted 11.09.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

In contemporary writing for the theater, it can sometimes seem as if there's an undeclared competition to determine which playwright can produce the most dysfunctional American family play out of all the dysfunctional American family plays going.

First Nighter: Nick Jones' Verité, Stephen Adly Guirgis' Between Riverside and Crazy

David Finkle | Posted 04.20.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Nick Jones could have fooled me -- and he did with Verité, his new comedy(?) at Lincoln Center's Claire Tow. But he didn't fool me for very long.

Jim Jarmusch Turns the Vampire Myth: Only Lovers Left Alive

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.29.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Jim Jarmusch, the celebrated indie filmmaker gives the vampire genre a clever tweak in his new movie, Only Lovers Left Alive. If you've been around su...

Lola Versus: Daryl Wein's Ode to the 21st Century Girl

Tribeca | Posted 08.07.2012 | Entertainment
Tribeca

Lola Versus does not pull any punches about the challenges faced by a single woman in her late 20s in the big city.

Revolutions of the Mind: Three Sisters and Mistakes Were Made

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

As everyone is glued to media, watching a real-life revolution disrupt and otherwise transform Egypt, revolutions of a quieter, less violent but power...