Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur’s 1928 Broadway smash ‘The Front Page’ is being revived with Nathan Lane. But is it worth the price of admission? Maybe if you stick around until Act III.
Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur’s classic newspaper comedy ‘The Front Page’ is opening on Broadway on October 20. Benjamin Ivry fears it might lose some of its bite.
Ben Urwand’s new book about how Jewish-run film studios colluded with the Nazis has sparked intense debate. Gavriel Rosenfeld offers a guide to the real story behind the hype.
The David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies in Philadelphia offers an annual list of The Ten Most Absurd Statements About Allies’ Responses to the Holocaust. The list is a high point in the institute’s unceasing mission to keep the heat on President Franklin D. Roosevelt for having done nothing to stop the Nazi genocide (other than winning World War II and defeating Hitler, for whatever that’s worth).
Sidney Lumet, the acclaimed director more than 50 films, died April 9 in Manhattan at the age of 86.