Tag Archives: gambling

David Alden puts his cards on the table

David Alden puts his cards on the table

Robert Tanitch reviews ENO’s The Queen of Spades at London Coliseum. Tchaikovsky was moved to tears by Hermann’s death. But in Alexander Pushkin’s 1833 novella the tormented Hermann, the compulsive ga ...
When life begins to spiral out of control

When life begins to spiral out of control

Joyce Glasser reviews The Gambler  (January 23, 2015) Mark Wahlberg is a very rich and talented actor who made his name in the masterpiece Boogie Nights and the satirical war film Three Kings. He can ...