‘Zenith’: a dystopian DVD worth checking out

You don’t need much money to serve up a chillingly realistic vision of the future — a fact Jean-Luc Godard demonstrated with “Alphaville” in 1965 and restated by writer-director Vladan Nikolic in

Sutton Foster dazzles on ‘Anything Goes’ cast album

The delightful original cast album of the current hit Broadway revival of “Anything Goes” became available on iTunes last month, but what is now known as “the physical release” (i.e. a CD with liner

A late report on Annalee Jefferies in ‘Suddenly Last Summer’

Thanks to the vagaries of U.S. regional theater — and the movement of director Michael Wilson from the Alley Theatre in Houston to Hartford Stage — Connecticut audiences have been lucky to see the

Celebrate New York and movies with ‘Manhattan’ at BAM

We all have our own ways of celebrating the great city that survived a monstrous terrorist attack ten years ago today. For some of us, New York City and the movies are bound together because so many

‘Godspell’ celebrates 40th anniversary with new CD

I read an interview with Ali MacGraw recently where the actress told a reporter that she had no problem telling people her age —73 — but what really shook her was realizing how many years ago certain

Why has ‘Fright Night’ bombed at the box office?

Audiences have been steering away from horror movies this summer, but in most cases they had good reason to — “Final Destination 5,” “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” and “Apollo 18” all have a

‘Valuable Players’: another winner from Oprah’s cable network

Are you in the mood for some “reality” television that won’t leave you feeling that we are at the beginning of the end of western civilization? You should check out the latest non-fiction production

Rent it now: Italian film explores what a wife doesn’t know

If you’re up for an incredibly sophisticated and engrossing drama, check out Italian writer-director Ferzan Ozpetek’s “Le fate ignoranti.” The 2002 movie is about a happily married doctor, Antonia