Arts & Entertainment

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Time for a fresh look at the “colliding dreams” of Zionism

"Colliding Dreams" is a new documentary film about the ever more hotly debated subject of Zionism.

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Under pressure, “The Americans” try to avoid casualties

Here is the latest episode review of "The Americans" as the new season speeds onward.

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“Louder Than Bombs”: Family dysfunction mirrors a chaotic world

"If you listen carefully, the subtle sounds and nuances of family life can be louder than the more obvious thunder of bombs."

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Women can be comedic pranksters too: “The Boss”

While some may find the laughs to be loutish and louche, overall this critic enjoyed it.

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“Catching the Sun,” saving the Earth: A new documentary about solar

Just in time for Earth Day 2016, an informative and upbeat new film about solar power will debut on Netflix on April 22.

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“Marguerite”: Bad singer, great movie

Marguerite is an exquisite film tribute to the strange, wonderful spirit of would be diva Florence Foster Jenkins.

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A “Threepenny” production to take on the road

Pepperdine University's Theatre Department has just presented a short four-performance run of the classic.

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Sex, rock ‘n’ roll, and baseball: Linklater’s “Everybody Wants Some!!”

Amidst the drink, drugs, sex, rock 'n' roll and baseball are funny sight gags, revealing a slapstick sensibility.

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“The Brainwashing of My Dad”: Rightwing agitprop’s cult-like effects

Senko's 90-minute documentary explores the techniques of and effects rightwing media has on listeners/viewers/readers.

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“Six Characters in Search of An Author”: Performing Pirandello’s pirouettes

Sicilian playwright Luigi Pirandello's iconoclastic play is all the more impressive when one takes into account that its premiere in Rome was way back in 1921. 

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