Tag Archive

Tag Archives for " Uncle Vanya "

Dear Comrades! review – dreams and disillusionment of a Communist party stalwart

The deadly Soviet response to a workers’ strike tests a mother’s faith in communism in Andrei Konchalovsky’s harrowing drama based on true eventsVeteran film-maker, screenwriter and theatre and TV director Andrei Konchalovsky’s career is nothing if not eclectic. He co-wrote Tarkovsky’s 1966 classic Andrei Rublev, while his directorial CV ranges from an acclaimed 1970 adaptation […]

Continue reading

Lee Wallace, Actor in ‘The Taking of Pelham One Two Three’ and ‘Batman,’ Dies at 90

Lee Wallace, the Ed Koch look-alike who coincidentally or not played mayors in The Taking of Pelham One Two Three and Tim Burton’s Batman, died Sunday in New York after a long illness, his family announced. He was 90.Wallace also appeared in other notable films including Klute (1971), The Hot Rock (1972), The Happy Hooker […]

Continue reading