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Times Staff WriterTony Kushner, author of the epic millennial trumpet blast "Angels in America," has never doubted that he's living in interesting times — "interesting" in the euphemistic sense of the proverbial Chinese curse. As an artist and citizen, he has felt...
Times Staff WriterAs literal a title as "Murderous Maids" is, it by no means tells all in regard to this most compelling psychological drama. Filmmaker Jean-Pierre Denis makes plausible a terrible incident that occurred in Le Mans in 1933--one that has inspired Jean Genet'...
Lucidity, austerity and quiet compassion are peculiar virtues to ascribe to a movie about a horrific real-life murder case, but those are among the best qualities of Jean-Pierre Denis' "Murderous Maids" ("Les Blessures Assassines"). Made with...
Sometimes we can see the truth more clearly through the artifice of fiction, the present more intensely though the prism of the past. In Todd Haynes' great new movie melodrama "Far From Heaven" - set in Hartford, Conn., 1957 - the pristine suburban...
Tribune arts reporterThe perverse life and nasty jottings of the sexual libertine known as the Marquis de Sade are an excellent match for the Trap Door Theatre, an on-the-edge little Chicago troupe that never seems completely at ease unless its shows contain nudity,...
Special to the TribuneIn 1933, almost a year after the kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby, France experienced its own "Crime of the Century." A mother and daughter in Le Mans were savagely murdered and mutilated by their servants a pair of sisters whom the police...
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Three men chow down pretzels, drink beer and discuss parasailing, microwave fires and the sameness of their lives. When, four weeks later, they return to the same bar, they discover how a change in one life alters everyone and everything. Opening Friday,...
Special to the TribuneThe decision by director Martin Platt at the Court Theatre to cast Jeff Still and Hollis Resnik as the elderly couple at the heart of "The Chairs," Eugene Ionesco's absurdist masterpiece from 1952, was a very bizarre choice. Resnik is a vibrant and...
Special to The TimesLocated on one of Glendale's most lively blocks, Brand Books is a spacious used bookstore with a dusty and cluttered charm. Trying to walk past the giant window display is no easy task, what with books sporting such titles as "Marked Cards and Loaded...
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