Vanya on 42nd Street: Criterion Collection

February 20, 2006

Vanya on 42nd Street (1994) began in 1989 as an extended workshop by legendary stage director Andre Gregory. He assembled a cast of actors to rehears Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya at the abandoned Victory Theater on 42nd Street in New York City. They... 

Melinda and Melinda

February 4, 2006

Since the start of the ‘90s, Woody Allen’s films have been hit and miss affairs with audiences and critics alike. And yet, he continues to average a film a year, keeping his head down and plugging away, so that it almost becomes a right of passage... 

The Door in the Floor

June 25, 2005

Based on John Irving’s novel, “A Widow for One Year, Tod Williams follows up his critically-lauded independent film, The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (1998) with the even more accomplished and emotionally textured The Door on the Floor (2004). It...