Subject:

Catch Me If You Can

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Holly Woodlawn And I In "Nude Faces Of '85!"

    The year was 1985. The place was the ultra-happening, multilevel East 20s dance club Danceteria. The creator was Scott Wittman (who went on to be a co-author of some little things like Hairspray and Catch Me If You Can).

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Marilyn Maye Is A-Maye-Zing

    ​Marilyn Maye is an old-time standards singer who's sort of Helen Lawson meets Anita O'Day, but with a unique sound and an individual spin. The 80-something singer--enjoying a career renaissance as the queen of cabaret--has a voice as sharp as a tool and a personality that's currently lightin ... More >>

  • Theater

    April 13, 2011

    Catch Me If You Can Thinks Inside the Box

    The creators of Hairspray go direct to video with their new musical

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    This Week in the Voice: The Talented Mr. Glover

    ​This week in the Voice, Bill Jensen profiles Donald Glover, the rapper/comedian/writer/actor who happens to succeed at everything he does. Whether you know him as Donald Glover, Troy or Childish Gambino, he is a new kind of entertainer, "a regular black guy who likes the same stuff white peop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    All Of This Year's Musicals Have The Same Plot

    ​Catch Me If You Can. A con man lies and wheedles his way around the country, but in the course of his unending fakeness, he elicits respect and some people find he's the realest thing they've ever met.

  • Columns

    February 16, 2011

    Michael Lohan Was Next To Me Holding a Big Knife!

    Lindsay didn't steal, he says, cutting to the chase

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    Michael Lohan Was Next To Me Holding a Big Knife!

    ​And I'm here, I'm still here. CLICK HERE for my column and I'll tell you how that happened and how I got out of it alive. Even more scarily, I also talk about a movie with disembowelment, rape/murder, and the words "I love cunt!" But the popcorn's really good. Plus I speak with Valerie Cru ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Movies Descend on Broadway

    ​Broadway musicals have to be based on something, but this coming season, it seems like the vast majority of them are based on quirky but popular films from the modern age. You've got Women On the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, which could well become Pedro Almodovar's Hairspray, if he gets mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Is Leonardo DiCaprio the New De Niro?

    ​Who ever thought that little Leonardo DiCaprio from Growing Pains would emerge as one of the most sought-after actors of his generation? After showing enough quirk appeal to get an Oscar nomination with What's Eating Gilbert Grape?, he developed into heartthrob material, almost making us bel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2010

    "Barefoot Bandit" Says Catch Me If You Can, Gets Caught

    Self-portrait​Colton Harris-Moore, known in the mainstream media as the "Barefoot Bandit," was arrested. Wait, who? Associate Press: "The teenage 'Barefoot Bandit' who allegedly stole cars, boats and airplanes to dodge U.S. law enforcement was nabbed Sunday as he tried to make a water escape t ... More >>

  • Film

    March 27, 2007

    BookScam

    In The Hoax, a lying president (Nixon) begets a lying author (Richard Gere). Good thing that wouldn't happen today.

  • Columns

    February 14, 2006
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    February 7, 2006
  • Film

    December 13, 2005
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    November 16, 2004
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    October 12, 2004
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    September 21, 2004
  • Film

    June 8, 2004

    Tom Delay

    Baggage claim: In Spielberg fable, Hanks's idiot savant takes American customs to heart

  • Film

    December 9, 2003

    Father Knows Less

    An almost grown-up Tim Burton buys a pack of Spielbergian lies—hook, line, and stinker

  • Film

    September 9, 2003
  • Art

    August 5, 2003

    Masked & Pseudonymous

    Academics Look at the Social Phenomenon of 'Passing' and Ask: What Could Be More American?

  • Columns

    June 10, 2003
  • Film

    April 8, 2003

    Sororal Fixation

    The Taste of Others

  • Film

    March 25, 2003

    Fly Right, Straighten Up

    Can't Get There From Here

  • Columns

    February 4, 2003
  • Home

    December 31, 2002

    Everything Is Illuminated

    The Critics Speak

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    December 31, 2002
  • Film

    December 24, 2002
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