Silence

Adam Driver lost a lot of weight to play a priest in “Silence,” a 17th century-set drama by Martin Scorsese. (Courtesy Kerry Brown/Paramount Pictures)

Adam Driver fills big screen in Scorsese’s ‘Silence’

Though Adam Driver is best known for his roles in “Star Wars:…

 

Videophilia (and Other Viral Syndromes), a modern, experimental film from Peru, screens at the Roxie; director  Juan Daniel F. Molero is slated to appear on Jan. 6-7. (Courtesy photo)

Films opening Jan. 6

Julieta: Pedro Almodóvar’s film based on short stories by Alice Munro is…

 

From left, Martin Scorsese, Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Thelma Schoonmaker, and Issei Ogata, far right, and his translator apppear at a screening of “Silence” at The Castro Theatre.  (Courtesy Alex Arabian)

Martin Scorsese screens ‘Silence’ in The City

Martin Scorsese eased into his seat in the Castro on Monday and…

 

Stephanie Hunt and Rudy Guerrero are excellent in Word for Word’s stage realization of Colm Tóibín’s short story “Silence.” (Courtesy Julie Schuchard)

Word for Word brings Irish writers’ tales to life

Do go to see Word for Word’s text-verbatim staging of two short…

Stephanie Hunt and Rudy Guerrero are excellent in Word for Word’s stage realization of Colm Tóibín’s short story “Silence.” (Courtesy Julie Schuchard)