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De-Clawed: Rob Ashford’s Starry ‘Cat’ Ain’t So Hot

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

Photo by Joan Marcus The star-studded revival of Tennessee Williams’ ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ can’t hold the heat Fans of women-in-prison flicks should take note: Rob Ashford’s latest Broadway revival of the seminal Tennessee Williams work Cat on a Hot Tin Roof conjures up a woman who’s all boxed in. The inmate in question is the inimitable [&hellip
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Armond White: A Russian Hack’s Half-Fun History of Abe Lincoln

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts & Film

Two visually lush sequences in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter belong in a great movie. They’d have to be extended a little; building, montaging in ways that work metaphorically as well as viscerally–such as the great horse sprint leading to the barbed wire No Man’s Land sequence of Spielberg‘s War Horse. Yet these sequences work only [&hellip
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