Tag Archives: Sam Shepard

TIFF FILM REVIEW: Streep, Roberts in ‘August: Osage County’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO: At the start of “August: Osage County” an ageing poet and lifetime alcoholic leaves his family home to go drown in the lake and as the film goes on, the puzzle is why he hadn’t done … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Sam Shepard’s ‘Buried Child’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – A sheet of rain fades to the coyote howl of a guitar and in a rundown farmhouse an old man on a couch coughs, reaches for his whiskey and resumes a shouted conversation with his … Continue reading

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