Posts Tagged ‘Tricia Olszewski’

For Your Eyes Only: The Weekend in Filmfest

Just in case you were off getting culture elsewhere, Arts Desk went ahead and picked out the best of the rest of Filmfest D.C. If you waited until the last second, this is it! Here are the final films of the final weekend, assembled for your enjoyment.
Friday, April 15th
If you'd like to start the weekend [...]

Blurb Watch: The Sicilian Girl May Be Fascinating, Thrilling, and Nail-Biting, Just Not “FASCINATING, THRILLING, NAIL-BITING!”

I don't keep a tally, I admit, of how often our reviews get blurbed on movie posters—though I'd imagine the answer is "very, very occasionally." But I feel compelled to correct the record somewhat after seeing Washington City Paper's name adorning a poster at E Street Cinema* last night, beneath the words "FASCINATING, THRILLING, NAIL-BITING!"
Those [...]

Richard Linklater and the Guy Who Plays Orson Welles

Tricia Olszewski didn't really go for Me and Orson Welles. Washington City Paper's house critic called it an "inoffensively lackluster film" and charged that Zac Efron's portrayal of Richard, a young would-be actor who charms his way into Orson Welles' production of Julius Caesar, "is bland and personality-free, and not even his looks are [...]