Admission

Admission draws a very, very fine line between comedy and tragedy. It stars Tina Fey as an admissions clerk at a top university. She’s lead to believe that a student at a local farm college is the son she gave up for adoption when she was young. Hilarity ensues as she tries to bend the…

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Across the Universe

I caught Across the Universe on tv the other day. It’s the Julie Taymor-directed piece that flung Jim Sturgess into the spotlight, using Beatles songs to move the story forward. (Each of the six leads sing their little lungs out on screen – and jolly well too, it must be said.) At first this conceit…

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