Laurie Metcalf stars in Sharr White's Broadway transfer
Hollywood used to have a habit of putting slanty-eye makeup on non-Asian stars and passing them off as from "the Orient." Here are some of the more egregious examples:
Frank Langella leaps for the flamboyant bits in a Rattigan revival
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 22, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 12 Wake up! The party's not over by Blair Sobol Perhaps Norman Mailer started it all. The latest craze is giving extravagantly dull parties. The bigger and more boring the better. Nowadays the success of ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 15, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 35 Films By Andrew Sarris "CASINO ROYALE" is said to be doing spectacular business despite moderately unfavorable reviews. Most of the proceedings were too esoteric for this reviewer. At times, it seemed th ... More >>
Tell me a movie you call your own. You know, the one that speaks to you the most directly and powerfully, even if just as a wonderful piece of escapist entertainment. I do NOT mean a flick everyone on the planet loves. I'm not looking to hear "I adore The Godfather trilogy" or "I really enjo ... More >>
From good girl to bad, one woman 's golden age in Hollywood
With dazzle to spare, all that glitters isn't golden in Ophuls's Madame De . . .