Tag Archives: Roberta Maxwell

Kirk Browning & Stephen Porter – A Touch of the Poet (1974)

“I first saw “A Touch of the Poet” at a small theatre in New York City, a wonderful production that had the audience completely in its power for the play’s entire duration. It’s widely seen as one of his four late classics, the others being The Iceman Cometh, A Moon for The Misbegotten, and Long Day’s Journey Into Night. Read More »

Saverio Costanzo – Hungry Hearts (2014)

Hungry Hearts begins like a romantic comedy, then transformes into a moody relationship drama, until eventually to become something else entirely: a stylized thriller with a bit of Hitchcock’s Marnie thrown in…

After a chance encounter in the bathroom of a restaurant, Mina (Alba Rohrwacher) and Jude (Adam Driver) fall in love. Soon Mina is pregnant and after the baby’s birth, Jude gradually begins to grasp that their once welcoming home has been transformed into a den for Mina’s obsession and paranoia. As Mina slips farther down the rabbit hole, Jude is faced with a most dreaded realization… Read More »