Critical Confabulations

a theatre, film & pop culture review

Film: Middle of Nowhere

Ava DuVernay shows affinity for graceful humanity & a focus on social justice before Selma.

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August 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Theatre: Privacy

Privacy, starring Daniel Radcliffe, takes its cues from Edward Snowden, but fails to reveal more.

July 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Theatre: The Healing

Samuel D. Hunter’s big-hearted humanity is once again on quiet, radiant display.

July 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Film: Girlhood

A French coming-of-age story smartly explores the empowerment of friendship in an otherwise limiting world.

June 19, 2016 · 4 Comments

Theatre: The Ruins of Civilization

Penelope Skinner envisions a dystopian future not far removed from our present day in this must-see world premiere.

May 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Film: Echo Park

Echo Park tells a bittersweet love story starring Mamie Gummer & Anthony Okuongbowa in L.A.

May 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Theatre: Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.

British playwright Alice Birch takes cues from Caryl Churchill & Sarah Kane for this sharp, funny, feminist work.

May 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Film: Advantageous

Advantageous offers intimate observations of womanhood in a genre so often synonymous with action-packed masculinity.

April 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Theatre: Ironbound

Ironbound thoughtfully gives voice to those who rarely make it to our stages – and showcases a major talent.

March 27, 2016 · Leave a comment
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