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“Meryl Streep”

Nov
16
2014

Re-cop: The Fall, Series 2, Episode 1

I can’t say that I like The Fall. It’s hard to utter the word “like” within earshot of all those scenes of brutality against women. And sometimes the show seems to linger a little too long in the killer’s point of view, crossing the line into prurience. But the show also lingers a little too [...]

Dec
22
2009

decidedly uncinematic

Last week I moved to a new apartment. It’s a huge improvement — more space, more amenities, better location, and so on — but moving is, under any circumstances, a colossal pain in the ass. In times of such upheaval, I find myself turning to movies for comfort and commiseration (this is also true in [...]

Nov
26
2009

theater thanks

I generally feel lucky to be living in New York City, but the theater can make me feel downright blessed — especially when I end up breathing the same air as Meryl Streep, Tyne Daly, Jane Lynch, and Anna Deavere Smith.