Stories for October 14, 2006
Get ready to brush up your Shakespeare! Richard and Martha discuss the many words and phrases introduced into English by the Bard of Avon. Plus, resident Quizzicist Greg Pliska introduces the Verbivores to Shakespeare's lesser-known (for good reason) contemporary, William Snakespeare. All that and more, next time on A Way with Words.
Hou Hsiao Hsien is quite simply one of the world's premier filmmakers yet his films are lucky to play a few festival dates here in the U.S. The San Diego International Film Festival used to champion his work and Madstone Theaters brought in Hou's
Tartan Films has made Asian extreme cinema its specialty and it serves up Mark Duffields
Last year Philip Seymour Hoffman won an Oscar for playing Truman Capote. This year Capote is the subject of another Hollywood film, this one is from Douglas McGrath and is called