Critical Confabulations

a theatre, film & pop culture review

Film: Room

Emma Donoghue adapts her genre-defying novel Room for the screen, and earns an Oscar nom in the process.

February 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

TV: Mr. Robot

Rami Malek heads a diverse cast in this binge-worthy psychological thriller about hacking and big business.

February 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Theatre: Skeleton Crew

Dominique Morisseau completes her Detroit trilogy with the moving and timely Skeleton Crew.

January 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Film: Refuge

Krysten Ritter stars in this film adaptation of Jessica Goldberg’s 1999 play about a young woman finding refuge in rural upstate New York.

January 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

TV: Catastrophe

A brutally honest rom com about relationships and pregnancy.

January 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Why I’m Not Covering the Oscars

#OscarsSoWhite and Bechdel Test failings have made awards season joyless. Here’s what I’m going to do about it.

January 17, 2016 · 4 Comments

Best of 2015: New York Theatre

The top ten theatrical events of 2015.

December 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tony Awards 2015: Nomination Predictions

My predictions for the 2015 Tony Award nominees.

April 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Oscars 2015: Final Winner Predictions

My final winner predictions for the 87th Academy Awards.

February 21, 2015 · 2 Comments

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