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Film, "Toast": Nigel Slater's Ax-Grinding Novel Dully Translated to Big Screen

"Toast": Nigel Slater's Ax-Grinding Novel Dully Translated to Big Screen

Premiered as a BBC1 telefilm, now flaunting its wasteful widescreen in theaters, Toast adapts the autobiography of Nigel Slater, a popular British food writer looking back in condescension on the Midlands of his youth. The film begins in the middle-class…
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Culture, Stagecap

Luminescence Dating

"Have you seen a 7-foot naked statue that seems to have disappeared off the face of the Earth?" This is the central mystery driving ACT Artistic Director Carey Perloff's new romantic thriller about three archaeologists linked in an obsessive search…
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