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Captain Beefheart R.I.P.

Captain Beefheart R.I.P.

Joyce Kulhawik December 19, 2010 2

I miss Captain Beefheart who died this past Friday at 69. A.K.A. Don Van Vliet, he was to me the quintessential experimental artist whose vision expressed in music and painting– let everyone else see.

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THEATER: THE BLUE FLOWER

THEATER: THE BLUE FLOWER

Joyce Kulhawik December 15, 2010 0

Trailer:THE BLUE FLOWER It just about broke my heart. THE BLUE FLOWER is a gorgeous kaleidoscope of sight and sound. It’s the A.R.T.’s latest, a multimedia musical play with video, movement, song and dance,

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BOSTON CRITICS VOTE!!!

BOSTON CRITICS VOTE!!!

Joyce Kulhawik December 12, 2010 0

We just concluded our year-end voting meeting of the BOSTON SOCIETY OF FILM CRITICS(BSFC) and THE SOCIAL NETWORK cleaned up: Best Picture Best Director-David Fincher, Best Actor-Jesse Eisenberg, Best Screenplay-Aaron Sorkin Best Music-Trent Reznor

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MOVIE: BLACK SWAN

MOVIE: BLACK SWAN

Joyce Kulhawik December 8, 2010 2

There’s black Friday. The Black Death. Blackbeard. Now… BLACK SWAN!!! “I’m molting!I’m molting!!!!” Part psychological thriller, part horror flick, part claptrap, it looks gorgeous, and dives right in–ballerinas on the edge competing for the

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THEATRE: NICHOLAS NICKELBY vs VENGEANCE IS THE LORD’S

THEATRE: NICHOLAS NICKELBY vs VENGEANCE IS THE LORD’S

Joyce Kulhawik November 23, 2010 0

Not even close. NICHOLAS NICKELBY is the clear champ, springing from 19th century England by way of Dickens, into 21st century New England by way of adapter David Edgar and artistic director Spiro Veloudos.

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MOVIE: HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS

MOVIE: HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS

Joyce Kulhawik November 19, 2010 0

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART I is a shocking surprise. It is absolutely gorgeous to look at, and the decision to turn the final book into two movies turns out to have

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MOVIE: "Morning Glory"

MOVIE: "Morning Glory"

Joyce Kulhawik November 18, 2010 6

I couldn’t wait to see MORNING GLORY which promised a charming cast in a sweetly comic plot– or so I thought. There’s Rachel McAdams as the sprightly young morning TV show producer chock full

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THEATRE: THE SHIRLEY, VT PLAYS FESTIVAL

THEATRE: THE SHIRLEY, VT PLAYS FESTIVAL

Joyce Kulhawik November 15, 2010 0

Never heard of Shirley, Vermont? It’s a figment of playwright Annie Baker’s imagination and is the setting for a trilogy of plays that have recently found a home in our town: CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION,

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MOVIE ROUND UP

MOVIE ROUND UP

Joyce Kulhawik November 8, 2010 0

I have not dropped off the face of the earth. I have been so swamped–just closed down mom’s house in Connecticut and moved her up here. But have managed to see a bunch of

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MOVIE: HEREAFTER

MOVIE: HEREAFTER

Joyce Kulhawik October 26, 2010 0

Clint Eastwood, that long, lean, laconic cowboy of yesteryear, is thinking about death. In HEREAFTER he has crafted a movie that gently explores the subject of what lies beyond with soulful brevity and a

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