Claire Danes

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Homeland's victory lap

Is there a more compelling spectacle in television these days than Claire Danes slowly decompensating into full-on mania?

By JON GARELICK  |  September 28, 2012

Review: Me and Orson Welles

With Orson Welles, it's all in the voice — which over the course of four decades could sell anything from a Martian invasion to Paul Masson wine.
Richard Linklater casts a spell
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 11, 2009

Bottled-spider web

Richard III  is a thing of additions and subtractions.
Trinity’s Richard III; plus Shakespeare’s Actresses in America
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  February 05, 2008

Ben Lee

Ben Lee’s never made any secret of his fondness for the warm and fuzzy side of Evan Dando’s Lemonheads pop.
Ripe | West
By VICTORIA WELCH  |  November 13, 2007

Excellent Italian interview

Steve Albini is a pretty nerdy guy.
Steve Albini speaks
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  October 23, 2007


Who knew that Matthew Vaughn had an inner Narnia?
A visually lush adaptation
By TOM MEEK  |  August 07, 2007



Some of the best actresses working in movies today pack the cast of Evening , and all I can say is, was this the best thing available?
 Platitudes and mediocrity
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 03, 2007

The girls of summer

It’s summer, so no one’s surprised at the onslaught of sequels, adaptations, or even movies based on toys. But films with Oscar-caliber women’s roles?
The season for blockbusters, sequels, and . . . great roles for women?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 18, 2007


Hans-Christian Schmid fictionalizes the real-life story of Anneliese Michel, a young German woman who died of exhaustion and starvation after a series of attempted exorcisms in the mid ’70s. Watch the trailer for Requiem (QuickTime)
Exorcise this
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  November 21, 2006

Ladies’ night

One of the ironies of Shakespeare’s achievement is that his women — female characters vibrating with psychological truth — were created by a man to be performed by men.
Rebekah Maggor presents Shakespeare’s actresses
By IRIS FANGER  |  August 08, 2006