Arts & Entertainment

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-lapff520.jpg

East meets island: movies from Asian Pacific Film Festival

The 31st Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival continues to serve as a gateway for features, shorts, animation, and documentaries.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-mm6.jpg

"Mad Men" ends, but is it the real thing?

McCann expressed in its ad the truth that the violent, warring world could use a little harmony.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-clipfrommovie.jpg

Lead-up to Tribeca: Havana Film Fest, games for change

Despite great diversions, Tribeca was calling me with an enticing list of films.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-exmachina.jpg

“Ex Machina”: what will the androids do?

You can tell when a movie was a genuine art experience if you're still thinking about it a week after you saw it.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-gkill508.jpg

To drone or not to drone? - "Good Kill" asks the question

A film has been made dramatizing the dubious Unmanned Aerial Vehicle program and the controversies surrounding it.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-inwalt520x330.jpg

"In Walt We Trust": Radical new assessment of Walt Whitman

Few American literary figures have received as much critical analysis as Walt Whitman.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-toblacklist.jpg

"The Other Blacklist": Red Scare's impact on African Americans

Mary Helen Washington's book is a welcomed addition to the history of the period, especially its impact on African Americans.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-avaou.jpg

"Avengers: Age of Ultron": Wham! Bam! Kaboom!

To me, "Age of Ultron" had all the charm and insight of a fireworks display.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-mm5.jpg

"Mad Men": Betty gives poignant gift

Season seven, episode thirteen: what an utterly sad Mother's Day episode!

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-abigail1702500.jpg

Bewitched: America’s Puritan past - and present

"Abigail/1702" reminds us of America's primal sins and psychoses, and ponders the deeply reactionary side of U.S. history.

1 2 3 414