I really liked this movie, mainly because of its unusual characters based on actual historical figures.
"The Book Thief" is not a happy movie. It's narrated by Death, though he's a trifle friendlier than usually depicted.
I am so thankful for Abel Meeropol's brilliant creation because "Strange Fruit"'s growing power gives me hope. The pen just could be mightier than the sword after all.
The current version of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Magic Flute at Los Angeles Opera raises two essential artistic questions (plus, perhaps, eyebrows).
This show has, surprisingly, said a lot of things about corporate America that other heroes have been rather tight-lipped on.
The Good Lord Bird, the adventures of a disguised black child caught up in John Brown's abolitionist crusade, was the winner of the National Book Award for fiction.
Conventional thinkers, hacks and propagandists may seek to perpetrate and perpetuate lone gunman, magic bullet and other cover-ups about assassinations and the like - but the big screen knows better!
What better way to celebrate Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi's bicentennial than with a production of Falstaff?
As superhero flicks go, this one is still pretty standard fare for the casual viewer, but that doesn't mean it's not enjoyable.
Dallas Buyers Club is an uplifting morality tale that's about as good as the art of cinema gets.