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Aisle View: Popcorn in the Aisles

Steven Suskin | Posted 05.18.2015 | Arts
Steven Suskin

Annie Baker, in The Flick, has drawn three disparate loners in dead-end menial jobs; engaged them in often aimless-seeming banter, as opposed to meaningful discussion; and keeps them at it for three-plus long hours.

Free Flick Fridays: Song of Freedom

Tribeca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tribeca

It's shocking, really, that there hasn't been a biopic of the legendary Paul Robeson as of yet. Much, much more than "the guy who sings "Ol' Man River" in Showboat," Robeson was a towering American figure and one of the few people who can accurately be called a Renaissance man.

Blackface In Goodman Theatre Production Ignites Controversy

Chicago Sun-Times | Hedy Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A play at the Goodman Theatre that features a white actress in blackface is sparking controversy. Late Wednesday afternoon, hours before the opening ...