Geoffrey Rush

Geoffrey Rush stars in Diary of a Madman at BAM

Article: Geoffrey Rush stars in Diary of a Madman at BAM

Geoffrey Rush and director Neil Armfield have been working together on their theatrical adaptation of Nikolai Gogol’s short story “Diary of a Madman” for more than twenty years. As someone who was not of theatre-going age in the 80s, I can’t say how much the play has changed since its first performance at Australia’s Belvoir Theatre, which Armfield himself founded, but as this most recent production at BAM marks the venerable director’s swan song perhaps we can assume they’ve finally reached perfection?

$9.99: WALLACE AND GROMIT meets SHORT CUTS meets KAFKA?

Article: $9.99: WALLACE AND GROMIT meets SHORT CUTS meets KAFKA?

Tatia Rosenthal’s stop-motion animated film $9.99 slipped quietly into theaters this week after almost a decade in the making. Based on the short stories of Israeli writer Etgar Keret, the film is an ensemble piece about the sad and delightful residents (including an angel) of an Australian building and a $9.99 guidebook to the meaning of life… or how to swim like a dolphin!