Patrick Marber’s “Closer” is a play of extreme, if shallow, intensity. It features only four characters, each of whom is pitilessly revealed to be selfish, narcissistic, and hypocritical. In a setting as intimate as the Loeb Ex, “Closer”, which ran until April 27 and was directed by Lily R. Glimcher ‘14, had an almost suffocating effect.
“This is the most difficult film I have ever made,” Nair said.
Eels’ new album unimpressive in the shadow of their oeuvre
It is unfortunate that the question of whether to negotiate with designated terrorists often comes up at moments of crisis, when governments are at their lowest point of leverage.
The major weakness of “Ancient Light,” lies is not in its moments of gimmickry but in its vagueness. By not even attempting to consider basic questions, the novel risks rendering its own plot unintentionally absurd.
Perhaps it may be deemed foolish or naïve to ask that Harvard, particularly in light of the 2008 financial crisis, reject a donation such as Mr. Tata’s. At the same time, serious reflection might reveal to Harvard’s leadership that soliciting donations from rich Indians sends all the wrong messages.
“The Cove,” despite some fine moments, is let down by its plodding narrative, unconvincing characters, and inconsistent writing. It ultimately descends into melodrama and clumsy political allegory.
Nick Harkaway’s new novel is a striking hybrid of Victorian swashbuckler and the post-modern absurd.
Six months after "Watch the Throne," there is an improbable, brash pretender to the throne.
Now, in “127 Hours,” perhaps the grittiest film of his entire career, director Danny Boyle has turned his attention, for the first time in over a decade, to realism.
Even though the Science of Cooking lottery has come and gone, the popularity of food—and space limitations on learning about ...
This summer, as the media circus around Maya Arulpragasam, better known as M.I.A., intensified, the new album from this extraordinary, genre- and border-traversing pop artist was somewhat swept under the rug.
In ethnic terms, the 137th guard represents quite possibly the most diverse aggregation in the newspaper’s history.
'The Sri Lankan Loxodrome' by Will Alexander (New Directions)