THE SEAGULL

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Michael Mayer Stars: Annette Bening, Corey Stoll, Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, Brian Dennehy, Elisabeth Moss, Mare Winningham, Jon Tenney, Glenn Fleshler, Michael Zegen. The Seagull is a new adaptation of the classic tragicomedy from Russian playwright Anton Chekhov, which was written in 1896, and was the first of his great dramas. When it was first performed in Moscow the play was critically maligned and was a deemed a critical failure and a major flop that almost saw Chekhov give up his writing career. This rather staid adaptation Continue reading

PROJECT ALMANAC

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Dean Israelite Stars: Jonny Weston, Sofia Black d'Elia, Sam Lerner, Allen Evangelista, Virginia Gardner, Amy Landecker, Gary Weeks, Gary Grubbs. This sci-fi teen drama involving time travel is like Back To The Future for the Twitter generation. David Raskin (Jonny Weston) is something of a science geek who has inherited his late father's passion for creating and building gadgets and experimenting. In order to win a scholarship to MIT he has to create something spectacular. While rummaging through his father's belongings stored in the Continue reading