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Theatre Review (London’s West End): Harold Pinter’s ‘Art, Truth, and Politics’ with Mark Rylance

Mark Rylance performed Harold Pinter’s lecture 'Art, Truth, and Politics', a scathing critique of U.S. military actions, with an emphasis on actions by Ronald Reagan in Nicaragua and George W. Bush in Iraq.

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Theater Review (NYC Broadway): ‘Farinelli and the King’ with Mark Rylance

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Well played all around, this Shakespeare's Globe production is blessed with the preternaturally naturalistic Rylance, whose severely manic-depressive and sometimes delusional King Philippe V of Spain is both brilliantly imagined and pulsatingly real.

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New York/Hamptons Film Festival Review: ‘Bridge of Spies,’ Starring Tom Hanks

During the Cold War Rudolf Abel was put on trial for spying. James B. Donovan was appointed to defend Abel. Though he was vilified for it, the attorney delivered American justice to a Soviet spy. Was justice truly served or would it be served a few years later when a U-2 spy plane was brought down inside the Soviet Union?

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