The fine ensemble swirling around McKellan's killer performance as the aging Mr. Holmes, now in retirement in the country, is first rate. And in that spirit, the movie's Monday premiere took advantage of Broadway's dark night, with theater actors out for drinks and ravioli at Southgate in celebration.
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What the Latin American show demonstrates unequivocally is the necessity of political and social ideas to meld with architecture to produce innovation.This emphasis on the indigenous and away from roving starchitects is certainly appealing and hints that the way forward should be inclusive of one's own country's rich architectural heritage.