Arts & Entertainment

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"Arrow": tensions high as new season draws back its bow

The showrunners have painted almost every character into a corner around which it seems impossible for them to ever again emerge.

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J’accuse: French film "24 Days" in review

In addition to being a policier, "24 Days" is also an intense family drama.

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“Mad Men” asks, "what's next?"

While the first two episodes of this half season drew us backward, this episode looks forward.

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"The Americans": Exploring lesser and greater evils

The finale is titled the date of President Reagan's famous Evil Empire speech to the National Association of Evangelicals.

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Opera company makes history, casts black singers in "Don Carlo"

When King Philip II faces off against the Grand Inquisitor in "Don Carlo," they won't just be portraying history, they'll be making it.

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Nukes and oil: Environmental themes at Full Frame festival

The two films relating to environmental themes that I was able to catch were "Containment," and "Bikes vs. Cars."

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Human interest stories shine at Full Frame film festival

Full Frame offers a full plate of, shall we say, heavy fare: Very serious issues not ordinarily treated with a light touch. 

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China is near: Reds versus rednecks in “Occupation”

In this play, in the not-too-distant future an indebted USA sells Florida to the People's Republic of China.

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“The Americans”: Set in the 80s but relevant to our time

We receive another miniature course in spycraft from Philip and Elizabeth Jennings.

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The Americans: "One Day in the Life of Anton Baklanov"

"As we near the end of the season, many of the pieces that have been laid out are coming together."

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