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Ethan Hawke: Cassavetes Reborn

Ethan Hawke: Cassavetes Reborn

By Daniella Nichinson, Arts Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

With films like "Boyhood," "First Reformed" and his most recent directorial effort "Blaze," Ethan Hawke makes art for the sole purpose of art.

‘Blaze’ and the Unsung Country Legend

‘Blaze’ and the Unsung Country Legend

By Natalie Whalen, Film Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Ethan Hawke's "Blaze" follows the life of little-known country blues singer Blaze Foley. It recently competed at the South by Southwest Film Festival.

“Before Midnight” adds layers to Richard Linklater’s already excellent series

“Before Midnight” adds layers to Richard Linklater’s already excellent series

May 23, 2013


Filed under Arts

“Before Midnight” is such a small film that it will probably be overlooked by the general public, especially as it competes with “The Hangover Part III.” Still, those who ignore “Midnight” would be missing out, as it accomplishes two rare feats in film history — to be a sequel that successfully advances ...

‘Clive’ boldly presented, intensely performed

‘Clive’ boldly presented, intensely performed

February 27, 2013


Filed under Arts

  Jonathan Marc Sherman’s new play “Clive,” based on Bertolt Brecht’s “Baal,” is confident in its risks. It may seem absurd to minimize a 100-minute, 21-act play filled with sex, drugs and immorality to a single word, but the play itself is so absurd that it is really the best i...