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Review: Henry's Crime

If you had to compare it to a Russian classic, Malcolm Venville's mild comedy about a nobody (Keanu Reeves) who gets busted for a crime he didn't commit might suggest half-baked Dostoevsky or lightweight Gogol.
False conviction
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 22, 2011
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Wine and Chekhov

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Failure: A Comic Strip
By KARL STEVENS  |  June 04, 2010
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The rules of his game

Given that every theater season seems to bring a new production of a Chekhov play, it's surprising that so few movies have been made of his dramas, or of his short stories. Or maybe not so surprising: Chekhov is perilously difficult for filmmakers.
'Celebrating Chekhov' at the Museum of Fine Arts
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  January 22, 2010
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Tender mercenaries

If Chekhov had been home on the range instead of the steppes, he would have been Horton Foote.
Foote's Estate moves to Hartford
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  June 12, 2009
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Review: ASP's The Duchess of Malfi, Nora's The Cherry Orchard

T.S. Eliot famously opined that John Webster saw "the skull beneath the skin."
Dying breeds
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  January 13, 2009