"If you listen carefully, the subtle sounds and nuances of family life can be louder than the more obvious thunder of bombs."
While some may find the laughs to be loutish and louche, overall this critic enjoyed it.
Just in time for Earth Day 2016, an informative and upbeat new film about solar power will debut on Netflix on April 22.
Marguerite is an exquisite film tribute to the strange, wonderful spirit of would be diva Florence Foster Jenkins.
Amidst the drink, drugs, sex, rock 'n' roll and baseball are funny sight gags, revealing a slapstick sensibility.
Sicilian playwright Luigi Pirandello's iconoclastic play is all the more impressive when one takes into account that its premiere in Rome was way back in 1921.
On the face of it, a collaboration between Beckett and Buster Keaton sounds like an unlikely alliance of artists.
"Dear Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences, you have come under intense criticism for Cloroxing this year's Oscars..."
It is the first opera written about the Iraq War, and it is highly worthwhile.
The conventions of the espionage thriller meet the attributes of the musical, with lots of comedy along the way.