Chaplin on Broadway: High-Wire Act

Can a musical biography ever really be satisfying for an intelligent, adult theatergoer? I doubt it. There have been precious few successful ones over the...

Albert Nobbs: Glenn Close's Quiet Man

Not long after I saw Rodrigo Garcia’s Albert Nobbs, an odd little gem about a 19th century Irish woman who masquerades as a man for most of her life to improve...

Couch Potato Briefing: The Fall of the Dictator

Following the Oct. 20 killing of ousted Libyan tyrant Muammar Gaddafi, who was cornered in a sewer ditch by rebels blocking his escape from the town of Sirt,...

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Photo Essays

The Little Tramp

We celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the death of Charlie Chaplin (16th April 1889 - 25th December 1977)

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Top 10 Oscar-Nomination Snubs

The list of movie greats who never won a competitive Oscar — Charlie Chaplin, Greta Garbo, Alfred Hitchcock — is long and sad, but there are significant artists...

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