…spend a little time

As you may have heard, a little show on FX made its debut yesterday. And one episode in, “Fosse/Verdon” is the stuff of theater lovers’ dreams. “Sweet Charity” and “Cabaret” and Sondheim, oh my. The musical theater history (and present) name dropping that happened in the first ten minutes was out of this world… Needless…

…Shut Up and Dance

There’s a lot going on in the world, but at this time and in this space today is about one thing — “Fosse/Verdon.” If you aren’t already anxiously awaiting this FX series, I’m so glad I found you (or you found me?). Either way, there’s still time to rectify this situation.

…keep it quiet

It’s not hard to watch Adam McKay’s “Vice” and think about how little things have changed. It may be difficult to remember that it was created by the same people who brought us “Anchorman” and “Talladega Nights.” (Seriously.)

…Ebb and Flow

Martin McDonagh’s “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” is a marvel. Its central premise, a mother who challenges the law when she sees no progress on her daughter’s murder, sounds intriguing but fails to capture the complexities of the film. Set in the fictional town of Ebbing, Missouri, “Three Billboards,” tells the story of Mildred (Francis…