December 5, 2014
Once upon a time there was a shuttle humanity sent out in the space-time loom. Imagination and curiosity have always been the longitudinal threads that allow for the shuttle’s expedition. The crew was full of storytellers, including many grandmothers, Stanley Kubrick, and a 44-year-old screenwriter, film director Christopher Nolan.
November 25, 2014
Based on a true story, Foxcatcher tells the story of schizophrenic millionaire John E. du Pont (Steve Carell) and his involvement with Olympic Gold medalists David (Mark Ruffalo) and Mark Schulz (Channing Tatum). Du Pont, heir to the du Pont chemical company, invites Mark, who has been living under his older brother’s shadow, to train for the 1988 Olympics at his private horse breeding farm, Foxcatcher. Powered by family feuds, personal ambitions and strong performances, Foxcatcher is a thrilling recount of an American tragedy.
November 25, 2014
After a six-year wait, the red brick college down the road finally opened its Harvard Art Museums, a merger of three museums encompassing a history of world art, uniting them under a single glass roof.
- CAMPUS ARTS: Elena Ruehr’s “Cassandra in the Temples” (11/18/14)
- CAMPUS ARTS: Infinite record: archive, memory, performance (11/7/14)
- EXHIBITION REVIEW: MFA after dark (11/7/14)
- INTERVIEW: Inside Othello (10/31/14)
- CONCERT REVIEW: Wildfires and melody (10/28/14)
- MOVIE REVIEW: The Theory of Everything: the physics of love and a love for physics (10/28/14; 1 comment)
- MOVIE REVIEW: The ultimate feel-good movie (10/21/14)
- ALBUM REVIEW: Definitely not plain sailing (10/14/14)
- THEATER REVIEW: Traces at ArtsEmerson (10/10/14)
- REVIEW: Lehninger leads impeccable BSO (9/30/14)