Tensions worsen between Iran and Saudi Arabia as Iran accuses the Saudis of targeting its embassy in Yemen during an airstrike. We get more from Juan Cole of the University of Michigan. Also, Nari Safavi tells us about an opera, 'Bel Canto’, inspired by the 1996 Peruvian hostage crisis. And film critic, Milos Stehlik, reviews two films showing this weekend: Leonardo DiCaprio's 'The Revenant,' and 'Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict.'
Chicago film critic Sergio Mims tossed this bit of news to me late yesterday: The website Deadline New York is reporting Leonardo DiCaprio and his team have acquired the film rights to Erik Larson's 2003 best-seller, Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic And Madness At The Fair That Changed Ame