The chance to see Bette Midler in a legit play has excited me. Any legit play.
Yes, I'd see her in anything--except maybe Scenes From a Mall (though wait a minute, I did see that, so never mind, I even saw Parental Guidance, above!).
She's one of those commanding, radioactive performers whose pers ... More >>
I generally loathe one-person shows because they often fail to be all that dramatic, usually consisting of a long-winded famous person pretending to be another long-winded famous person, taking an occasional breath only when the phone rings.
But the three one-woman shows that are coming sound like ... More >>
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April 16, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 16
Films in Focus
by Andrew Sarris
OSCAR GOES TO COLLEGE: You could hardly recognize Oscar this year at the celebration of his 42nd birthday. After years of flaunting his nouveau riche vulgarity and grade s ... More >>
Otto Preminger photographed by Alain DejeanI recently met Larry Luckinbill, who was in the seminal gay play and film The Boys in the Band, as well as in another interesting flick I asked him about--Otto Preminger's 1971 black comedy Such Good Friends, about a woman who learns of her husband's serial ... More >>