|NEW YORK (CNS) — The premise of "Free Fire" (A24) is that a single extended gunfight can sustain an entire film, provided the participants in the showdown keep making incongruously funny and mordant remarks.|
Friday, April 28, 2017
|Art exhibit puts Botticelli's spiritual journey in historical framework|
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (CNS) — The culture wars of today have nothing on those from Renaissance times.
In Florence, Italy, in 1497 — after people had been repeatedly warned that some instruments, books, sculptures, paintings and clothes could lead them away from their faith — thousands of these items were thrown into a huge pile in the center of the city and burned in the famous Bonfire of the Vanities.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
|Z: The Beginning of Everything|
|NEW YORK (CNS) — Streaming now on Amazon Prime, "Z: The Beginning of Everything" upends the conventional understanding of one of the 20th century's most famous marriages.
Specifically, this revisionist drama series rejects the widespread belief that famed novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald's relationship with his mentally unstable wife, Zelda, significantly attenuated his literary output.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017