Erwin R. Rosinberg

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Robbins' Cradle: It Rocks, It Rolls, It's Riveting

Tim Robbins' grandly ambitious new film Cradle Will Rock , which recreates the collision of art and politics in the

Sweet Lacks Flavor

Its been a while since a Woody Allen film evoked anything like raw emotion. His 1996 movie musical Everyone Says


The Most Awful Question

I was especially giddy right before winter break this year. Tired and just recovering from a surprise attack of the


Bringing Broadway to the Pudding

At one time or another most high schools in America mount a production of Guys and Dolls. This is not


The Real Postmodern Dilemma

The moment I heard Camille Paglia say that "poststructuralism is a form of child abuse" during her speech on education

Is 'Life' Really Beautiful?

LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL Written, directed by and starting Roberto Benigni Miramax Pictures at Kendall Square Life is Beautiful is a

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Adding Color to Sitcom Life

The new movie Pleasantville marks the second time this year that Hollywood has turned its cameras on itself, with interesting


The Top 100 Novels...or Marketing Ploys?

Next semester, if you decide to take a class featuring some of the finest novels written in the 20th century,


A Mickey Mouse Regime

Surprisingly, many seminal events in American popular culture this year have emanated from a single corporation, and no, it's not

The Spielberg Effect

Few people in the motion picture industry have the gall to underestimate Steven Spielberg. But the idea of opening a

Faculty Profile

During her junior year at Smith College, Diana L. Eck enrolled in a study abroad program that took her to

Killing the Apathy Bug

In recent months, this page has featured several editorials about the lack of political motivation on campus, most of them

Proteges and Powerplays in Cartier's `Stories'

Donald Margulies' recent play Collected Stories rests on the foundation of a popular dramatic scenario: the formation of an engaging,

These our actors

Although hundreds of undergraduates participate in extracurricular theater every semester, drama continues to occupy a secondary position within Harvard's broad

It Doesn't Get Any Better Than This

Anyone who thinks romantic comedies are formulaic hokum is all too easily proved right. But everyone once in a while