FAIR PLAY – Review by Joan Amenn

Based on a book of the same name by Eve Rodsky, director Jennifer Siebel Newsom attempts to bring a light touch to some very somber statistics about the effects of gender roles in families struggling to maintain their work life balance. Seen through the somewhat fractured prism of the recent Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade, some of the humor can make a viewer wince rather than ruefully chuckle but the points raised are worth pursuing.

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BOTERO – Review by Lois Alter Mark

Botero – or, more appropriately, BOTERO, in homage to the artist’s scale – is a love letter to Fernando Botero, oft referred to as “the guy who paints fat ladies.” His bold, larger-than-life style is immediately recognizable and has given him the distinction of being the living artist with the most museum exhibits, most books published about him, greatest international appeal and largest number of people visiting his exhibits.

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