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Egg movie, at Tribeca

EGG Review at Tribeca Film Festival 2018

EGG Review at Tribeca Film Festival 2018

Edward Albee is smiling in his grave. He is thinking to himself “You see, they will never forget me, but they also will never surpass me.” He is thinking about the new film, Egg, directed by Marianna Palka and written by Risa Mickenberg, which recently premiered at Tribeca Film Festival 2018. Albee was notoriously (and aggressively) protective of his work. He didn’t like directors inserting their own ideas into his carefully crafted dialogue or layering their notions on top of his brilliantly depicted themes. But still, I think Albee might be pleased with this new movie, which is very much an homage to Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf.

Review: ‘God’s Pocket’

Directed by John Slatterly Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christina Hendricks, Richard Jenkins & John Turturro Opens Friday, May 9, 2014 in NYC at IFC Center. God’s Pocket is a tight-knit 1970s community south of Philadelphia where “everyone knows everyone’s business.” At least, that’s what Richard Shelburn (Richard Jenkins), an intermittent narrator and newspaper writer, opines about in his