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Trump-inspired ‘Building the Wall’ — theater review

A “what if” scenario can lead a writer anywhere. Robert Schenkkan goes to the near-future to imagine horrifying aftershocks of Donald Trump’s presidency in the cautionary two-hander “Building the Wall,” at New World Stages. It’s 2019. In a ...

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‘The Price’ with Mark Ruffalo is not all right: theater review

If you squint real hard you might see a slight physical resemblance between Mark Ruffalo and Tony Shalhoub as they play siblings in “The Price.” The thick hair, dusted with gray. The shape of their faces. The builds. Then again, ...

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Tech Fix: Google Pixel Review: Assessing the New Smartphone

Google said that it had optimized Pixel to be speedy, with real-world applications that consumers could perceive, like making the touch screen feel very responsive. It also said that it would improve its virtual assistant over time and that photos ...

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Tech Fix: Sony PlayStation VR Review: The Best of an Early Crop

The experience of being a Dark Knight who is unable to walk underscores the limits of virtual reality. The still-nascent technology began seeping into consumer consciousness this year with the release of high-powered virtual-reality systems like Facebook’s Oculus Rift and ...

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Tech Fix: IPhone 7 Review: Though Not Perfect, New iPhones Keep Apple’s Promises

Apple understood that parting with the audio jack would be painful. So it made two moves: 1) The new iPhones include a converter, or a dongle with a Lightning connector on one side, for plugging into the iPhone, and an ...

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Review: ‘The Lost Arcade,’ a Love Letter to Old New York

Photo Chinatown Fair as seen in the Kurt Vincent documentary “The Lost Arcade.” Credit 26 Aries Part scrappy, part sweet and wholly enjoyable, “The Lost Arcade” is a love letter to a vanished piece of New York, and a little ...

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Theater review: ‘Disaster!’ isn’t one

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 9:00 PM Faith Prince, Kevin Chamberlin and Kerry Butler rock ’70s fashions and belt hits from the era in “Disaster!” It takes guts to call a Broadway show “Disaster!” That’s just asking ...

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Movie review: ‘Knight of Cups’ meanders

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 4:00 AM FilmNation Entertainment Cate Blanchett is a physician who can’t heal her broken marriage to Christian Bale in Terrence Malick’s new film. Writer and director Terrence Malick has gone from reclusive ...

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Book Entry: Review: ‘Dark Territory’ Illuminates Cybersecurity’s Shadows

Photo Fred Kaplan has written a consistently eye-opening history of our government’s efforts to effectively manage our national security in the face of the largely open global communications network established by the World Wide Web. The great strengths of “Dark ...

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‘Footloose’ has feet of clay: 1984 review

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 10:30 AM Everett Collection Lori Singer and Kevin Bacon in “Footloose.” (Originally published by the Daily News on Feb 17, 1984. This story was written by Kathleen Carroll.) For openers, “Footloose” cuts ...

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