Harold and Maude

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Inside Robert Blake's Dark Mind

    I'm reading a book about director Hal Ashby (Harold and Maude, Coming Home), who in 1979 did a movie called The Hamster of Happiness, which came out two years later as Second-Hand Hearts. By any name, it was deemed an atrocity and an insult to hamsters everywhere. Leonard Maltin's review: "Robert B ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 22, 2012


    The Landlord comes to BAM

  • Film

    June 20, 2012
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    May 30, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Robert Evans' Appalling Wisdoms Through The Years

    Robert Evans is the actor who became Paramount's head of production in the 1970s and who spouted lots of colorful wisdoms at the time--some on-target, some not--according to Peter Bart's book about his own years spent at the studio. Here are some of the highlights that emerged from Evans' very mout ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2008

    The Worst Broadway Plays of All Time

    I recently blogged about the worst musicals I've ever seen, but what about the straight plays, as it were? Surely even without people bursting into song at odd, embarrassing moments, a show can pierce through your skull like a runaway power drill. So I've dutifully looked through my vicious, sneerin ... More >>