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“Screwtape Letters”: A Devil Channels Shakespeare’s Iago and Hannibal Lecter

On Saturday I was treated to a different sort of demon on stage at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco. And this one, by its actor’s own admission, combined elements of Shakespeare’s Iago and “The Silence of the Lamb’s” Hannibal Lecter.… Read More »

What Oscar’s Gold Didn’t Tell Us

BY ROBERT DIGITALE What does it mean that “The King’s Speech” has been crowned the year’s best film, along with honors for best director and best actor? On one level, you can say that no film dominated Monday’s Academy Awards ceremony. After all, both “King’s Speech” and “Inception” won four awards each. “The Social Network” was right behind with three. Three other films, “Alice in Wonderland,” “The Fighter,” and “Toy Story 3” each won two Oscars. But not all awards… Read More »