Ethan Stanislawski is a freelance journalist/critic and new media specialist. He is a regular reviewer and staff writer at Prefix Magazine, and also contributes regularly to Blogcritics Magazine. His interests include theater, film, and pop music criticism (with a focus on independent and alternative rock), sports, politics, the media, the Internet and Technology industries, and general culture. Ethan maintains the blog Tynan's Anger.
We should be eternally grateful that in the adaptation of Doubt to film, the play's core struggle was not lost in translation.
With a fiercely intelligent script and remarkable performances, this version of Antigone is an exceptionally honest, vital adaptation for our time.
Greg Kotis brings the same intellectually-grounded absurdity to religion that his Urinetown brought to revolutionary politics.
The Management Company keeps its emphasis on broken pieces of Americana alive with The Scandal!
In a financially starved Off-Off-Broadway scene where quality is a crapshoot, No Tea Productions has emerged as one of the few sure things.
"The Dukes" is a deceptively ambitious film, but one that gets lost in sentimentality before it can become anything substantial.
Pure spoof generates boisterous laughs in this former Fringe Festival hit, but it leaves you feeling empty afterward.
In arguably his best play, David Mamet gives a better explanation for the current economic crisis than any economist could provide.
Other than its use of technology, Bray's adaptation of Sinclair Lewis' novel is too amateurish to resonate in any real way.
Just as Proposition 8 is passed, a new play by Roman Fesser examines the impossible dynamic of homosexuality and Mormonism.