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Thinking About Theater and Ode to Joy

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.21.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

For a change of pace, today I'm offering you a series of random theater-related thoughts. None of which could take up a post on its own, but together they seem worthy.

Why Sleepwalk With Me Is a Woman's Worst Nightmare

Wendy Widom | Posted 11.05.2012 | Women
Wendy Widom

Yet again, a group of dudes has created a movie that portrays women as a combination of saintly and beautiful morons waiting around for guys who don't deserve them.

'Coma' Premiere: Is The Jefferson Institute Harvesting Coma Patient Organs?

Posted 09.04.2012 | TV

The late Tony Scott developed the latest adaptation of Robin Cook's novel "Coma" with his brother Ridley Scott. The four-hour mini-series premiered on...

Review: Sleepwalk With Me Works Like a Dream

Zach Udko | Posted 10.23.2012 | Entertainment
Zach Udko

Sleepwalk With Me, a charming gem set in the world of stand-up comedy, is the latest in a long line of smart, bittersweet romantic tales heavily influenced by Woody Allen's 1977 classic Annie Hall.

EXCLUSIVE: Sneak Peek At A&E's 'Coma'

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 08.23.2012 | TV

A&E's "Coma" (Mon., Sept. 3 and Tues., Sept. 4 at 9 p.m. ET) is a modern-day retelling of Robin Cook's bestselling novel, a true thriller that fans mi...

Movie Review: Sleepwalk With Me

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.22.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Mike Birbiglia seems like an easy-going guy, someone who probably has a little trouble with confrontation or sticking up for himself. At least that's how he comes off in Sleepwalk With Me, the film version of his hit one-man show.

Movie Review: Grassroots

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.16.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There's a certain rowdy spirit to Stephen Gyllenhaal's Grassroots, now playing in limited release, that gives the fact-based comedy-drama a surprising vitality for a movie that seems so schematic.

Mike Birbiglia's Sleepwalk With Me Reveals the Restless Heart of Comedy

Carol Hartsell | Posted 05.17.2012 | Comedy
Carol Hartsell

Matt's story is about not only learning how to become the comedian he always wanted to be, but learning what he's willing to give up to get it.

The Double-Standard for Movie Actresses

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.03.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In September, I wrote about the transition of the generations between actors and how we're at a moment where we can see it happening.

Lauren Ambrose As Barbra?

E! Online | Posted 10.03.2011 | Entertainment

Hello, gorgeous! It's official--Lauren Ambrose will star in the Broadway revival of Funny Girl!...

Meet Your New 'Funny Girl'

AP | Posted 10.03.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — Lauren Ambrose will be stepping into Barbra Streisand's big shoes in a revival of "Funny Girl" that is heading to Broadway. The form...

Here We Wild Things Are

Rob Fishman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Rob Fishman

In lieu of an old-fashioned grounding, Falcon Heene's parents should indulge in some down-to-earth parenting, and take him to see Where the Wild Things Are this weekend.

Parker Posey's Sitcom Canceled After Just Two Airings

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

From the Hollywood Reporter: Fox has pulled the low-rated Parkey Posey sitcom "The Return of Jezebel James" from its schedule after just three airings...