Carol Channing : Larger Than Life

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  This enchanting new profile of the great Broadway star that has just turned 91 years and is still performing, is an affectionate and admiring look at her long career.  It’s heavy on the sentiment but apart from her last brief and happy marriage to her childhood sweetheart (who sadly died shortly after filming) is scantily passes over her … Continue reading




CHINA HEAVYWEIGHT

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What better way to celebrate Chinese New Year at Sundance than selecting ‘CHINA HEAVYWEIGHT’ as my first movie of the day. Evidently that old curmudgeon Chairman Mao banned boxing in China as he said it was the sport of capitalism and thus very bad.  It wasn’t until after Mohammed Ali visited China in 1979 as a goodwill ambassador that … Continue reading



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