Michael Bilow

Michael Bilow

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Golda's Balcony: Getting It Wrong
April 15, 2015 No Commentby

Golda’s Balcony: Getting It Wrong

Dramatic works based upon historical events sometimes twist reality into an unrecognizable opposite well beyond what can be justified by ...

Wildlike: “Don't Run, Got It.”
April 15, 2015 No Commentby

Wildlike: “Don’t Run, Got It.”

People embark into the wilderness to find out who they are and what they are, seeking to distance themselves from ...

Fifty Shades of Criticism
March 4, 2015 No Commentby

Fifty Shades of Criticism

Criticism is not about the conscious refusal to distance oneself from the audience, but about trying to explain why or ...

Opinion: Questions Surround the PawSox Sale
March 2, 2015 1 commentby

Opinion: Questions Surround the PawSox Sale

Ben Mondor, after buying the franchise out of bankruptcy in 1977, turned the Pawtucket Red Sox into a national model ...

Workshop: The Business Experience of Filmmaking
February 19, 2015 No Commentby

Workshop: The Business Experience of Filmmaking

“A lot of people don’t emphasize the business aspect in the academy. How do you make a living?” asked Jim ...

Providence French Film Festival 2015
February 18, 2015 No Commentby

Providence French Film Festival 2015

The 2015 annual Providence French Film Festival is dedicated in memory of its long-time director, Shoggy Waryn, who passed away ...

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead: By Their Own Insinuation
February 4, 2015 No Commentby

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead: By Their Own Insinuation

I should concede at the outset that Tom Stoppard’s now-classic meta-theatrical Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is one of my ...

Braving the Terrorists at the Cable Car Cinema
January 14, 2015 No Commentby

Braving the Terrorists at the Cable Car Cinema

The Cable Car Cinema in Providence was among a phalanx of independent theaters that screened The Interview after all of the ...

The Interview: More Than Just Poop and Fart Jokes
January 14, 2015 No Commentby

The Interview: More Than Just Poop and Fart Jokes

No motion picture could live up to its hype after the unprecedented rollercoaster ride The Interview has had. Still, The ...

Opinion: Sony Appeases North Korea
December 19, 2014 No Commentby

Opinion: Sony Appeases North Korea

North Korea is one of history’s most brutal, irrational, vicious, and cruel regimes. The so-called Democratic People’s Republic of Korea ...