I wish I could muster up as much enthusiasm for this movie as I feel for its subject.
Almanac Weekly | Stage & Screen
Sunday, Jan. 20 and Monday, Jan. 21: The cast of this new production of the Alan Bennett play includes Olivier Award-winners Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Wolf Hall, Coriolanus) in the title role, and Adrian Scarborough (Gavin and Stacey, Upstairs Downstairs, After the Dance).
Friday-Sunday, January 18-20: Just after World War II, before skiing became a trendy and accessible sport in the US, a young man named Warren Miller, fresh out of the Navy, headed off to Sun Valley armed with an eight-millimeter movie camera and began documenting skiers in their element.
Saoirse Ronan is incandescent as Mary Queen of Scots; Weisz & Stone are dazzlingly nasty in The Favourite.
Wednesday, Jan. 16: The historic performance has been painstakingly restored, using original camera negatives. The audio was remixed and mastered from original multitracks by the group’s engineer, Bruce Botnick.
Choosing the Game of Thrones’ hearthrob to portray Aquaman was a brilliant move that goes a long way toward mitigating the new film’s lackluster script.
Much of the comedy works in this film about Dick Cheney; the tragedy doesn’t.
Check out the Downing Film Center, Shelter House Café and the Newburgh Brewing Company.
A local artist’s horrifying/inspiring life story, already the subject of a well-regarded documentary, gets the Hollywood treatment in a film starring Steve Carrell opening Friday, Dec. 21.
Dafoe portrays Vincent Van Gogh as a man alternately stretched on the rack of his own genius and the world’s rejection and blissed out by nature’s extravagant beauty.