Monthly Archives: February 2015

Ivan Jovic: An Interview with the Serbian Director

The world is awash with film and video. The internet and digital technology have made film making, film distribution, and film viewing commonplace. Fortunately the rise of film festivals has helped sort and sift the films to ease the bewildered film viewer. One such festival, the ByzantFest 2015, has introduced me to one of the […]

DIVIDING THE ESTATE: Wonderful Play, Wonderfully Done

Horton Foote’s Dividing the Estate is in the great tradition of inheritance literature. God initiated the genre when He told Abraham of Ur, “I am the Lord, who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans, to give you this land to inherit it.” His son Isaac initiated the trope of squabbling over inheritance by […]


Whenever surveys are taken, asking theaters to name their most popular plays, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest always comes out on top as the most popular non-modern comedy. And with good reason. In a time when every aspect of life has been politicized and polarized; when “cutting edge” drama has left the average […]