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'Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened' review: Behind Sondheim's flop

They had a good thing going. In 1981, composer and lyricist Steven Sondheim and director Harold Prince were coming off a remarkable decade of unconventional, form-busting musicals: "Company," "Follies," "A Little Night Music" (the most conventional, the biggest popular success) and "Sweeney Todd."...

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    'Off the Rails' review: Man's love for trains lands him in trouble

    "I'm just a train buff," Darius McCollum says, which is a little bit like Mozart saying, "I just fool around with notes." For, as the excellent documentary "Off The Rails" demonstrates, McCollum is obsessed with trains (and buses for that matter) past the point of legality, or even reason. And...

  • 'Neruda' review: 'Jackie' director channels surreal portrait of Chilean poet

    'Neruda' review: 'Jackie' director channels surreal portrait of Chilean poet

    "Neruda," an intoxicating puzzle of a movie directed by Pablo Larrain, chronicles a strange, harrowing episode from the late 1940s, when the Chilean government's crackdown on communism drove the great poet and politician Pablo Neruda underground. Specifically, the film unravels the tricky game...

  • 'National Parks Adventure' review: A history lesson on 'America's Best Idea'

    'National Parks Adventure' review: A history lesson on 'America's Best Idea'

    Taking Woody Guthrie's "This Land is Your Land" as its rallying-cry theme, "National Parks Adventure" pays tribute to the 400-plus sites across the country protected by the National Parks Service. Narrated by Robert Redford and produced in association with Expedia and Subaru, Greg MacGillivray's...

  • 'Why Him?' review: Franco, Cranston vie for attention of nearly non-existent woman

    'Why Him?' review: Franco, Cranston vie for attention of nearly non-existent woman

    Every generation gets the "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?" that speaks most trenchantly to the evolving cultural issues of our time. Apparently, ours is "Why Him?" where the young suitor isn't racially other, but from a completely different planet when it comes to culture, values and social norms....

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