Trey Graham http://wmub.org en TIFF '12: On Spectacle, Scenery And Swoonery http://wmub.org/post/tiff-12-spectacle-scenery-and-swoonery With three TIFF screenings under my belt as of midmorning Friday, I've begun to realize that I've been picking my films based on a few highly personal likes: narrative intensity, rich visuals, inventive compositions and maybe a few other variables. Fri, 07 Sep 2012 20:03:00 +0000 Trey Graham 3734 at http://wmub.org TIFF '12: On Spectacle, Scenery And Swoonery 'Into The Woods' All Over Again, This Time In An Actual Urban Jungle http://wmub.org/post/woods-all-over-again-time-actual-urban-jungle Oh, the questions that circulated when this summer's Shakespeare in the Park revival of <em>Into the Woods</em> was announced.<p>Who'd play the Baker, that woebegone would-be father at the center of Stephen Sondheim's fractured musical fairy tale?<p>Who'd step into the star role of the vengeful Witch, played notably by Bernadette Peters in the premiere and by Vanessa Williams in the 2002 revival?<p>How would the show work in a giant outdoor amphitheater, amid the trees and lawns and urban clatter of Central Park?<p>And most critically, asked the chat-room chatterers, as they poured libations t Fri, 10 Aug 2012 18:59:00 +0000 Trey Graham 2293 at http://wmub.org 'Into The Woods' All Over Again, This Time In An Actual Urban Jungle