Entries by Martin Newman from 01/2012

Fog at London's Finborough Theatre Shines a Light on Broken Families and Child Abuse in Britain's Care System

| Posted 01.11.2012 | Huffington Post

The Finborough Theatre's Fog, about a returned serviceman's attempts to reunite his family after leaving his kids in care for a decade where they were abused, is harrowing. But it is a very matter-o-fact kind of harrowing.

Frank Zappa as the Big Lebowski, Clint Eastwood as Wolverine? Retro Reimaginings of Classic Movie Posters

| Posted 01.21.2012 | Huffington Post

You might never have wondered what it would be like if Clint Eastwood had played Wolverine or Leonard Nimoy got the part of John McClane in Die Hard. I know I haven't. But nevermind, it's already been done for us and the results are intriguingly good.

Judah Passow's Photographic Exhibition Reveals the Distinct Life of British Jews

| Posted 01.31.2012 | Huffington Post

The word 'tolerance' in fact does not do enough justice to the largely subscribed-to notion in Britain that all men are indeed created equal, and so too women, gays and Jehovah's Witnesses. The word I'm looking for is 'acceptance'. It is an accepting culture, an embracing culture, a friendly, open culture.