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2007 Stories by Abigail Deutsch

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  • Cut to the Chase Plays Physical Comedy for Laughs

    published December 18, 2007

    Cut to the Chase—a vaudeville-style production by the troupe Parallel Exit that's replete with mimes, music, and mishaps—reminds... More >>

  • The Living Theatre's Maudie and Jane

    published December 11, 2007

    The Living Theatre's Maudie and Jane tries to strip life bare of its pretenses, which may be why its heroines inspire most when they're... More >>

  • Saawariya

    published November 6, 2007

    See Saawariya if you need to get some thinking done. Not that Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Bollywood flick provokes thought—much to the... More >>

  • Head Under Heels

    published November 6, 2007

    Clay McLeod Chapman and Kyle Jarrow, like any Americans venturing into dangerous territory, deserve credit for bravery: Who would think rock music... More >>

  • The Sacred Family

    published October 30, 2007

    It's a good thing Antoni Gaudí, architect of Barcelona's Sagrada Familia church, is already dead, or Sebastián Campos's new film... More >>

  • Fat Girls

    published October 23, 2007

    Not many fat girls appear in Fat Girls, but that's not a problem: In this movie, nearly anyone can be a fat girl—it's a mental state,... More >>

  • Two Catskills Comics Quip and Quibble in The Joke

    published October 23, 2007

    Sam Marks's The Joke features two comics stagnating on the uniquely dreary Catskills circuit: Doug the Mug (Jordan Gelber), amiable and... More >>

  • Welcome to Nowhere (bullet hole road)

    published October 16, 2007

    While Temporary Distortion's Welcome to Nowhere (bullet hole road) probably leads somewhere, its audience ends up stranded on a shoulder,... More >>

  • Nina's Heavenly Delights

    published September 25, 2007

    "A difficult choice, between perfection and heavenly delight," crows the announcer at an Indian-cooking contest during this movie's climax. Sadly,... More >>

  • Maccabeat!

    published September 25, 2007

    Maccabeat! may be the hammiest Jewish enterprise since the invention of fakin' bacon. This NYMT fest retelling of the Hanukkah story... More >>

  • The Man of My Life

    published September 18, 2007

    Like so many real-life dramas, this one begins with a married couple inviting a gay neighbor over for dinner. The husband and the neighbor... More >>

  • The Man of My Life Is Your Husband

    published September 11, 2007

    Like so many real-life dramas, this one begins with a married couple inviting a gay neighbor over for dinner. The husband and the neighbor spend... More >>

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