Arts & Entertainment


"The Green Inferno" is new low in racist film making

Filmmaker Eli Roth, who specializes in the horror genre, has no problem time traveling in the wrong direction.


Art should be like a ribbon around a bomb: Diego and Frida in Detroit

When they came to Detroit in 1932 they were three years married: Diego worked feverously and created Detroit Industry, while Frida created 11 works to establish herself as a distinct artist in her own right.



Cher: "If Trump's elected I'm moving to Jupiter"

Cher described him as a bigot with an ego the size of Texas.


Everything old is old again: A word on remakes and sequels

There's no shortage of creativity out there. It's simply a matter of whether it's being repressed. And it is - in the interest of profit. Another effect of capitalism.


What does Wonder Woman mean for 2015?

Gal Gadot, a relatively unknown Jewish Israeli actress, has been cast in the role of Wonder Woman. Some are pondering what a female superhero means in modern times.


Has “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” suited up for failure?

The show is interesting in that it offers a behind-the-curtain look at this fantastical world of heroes. But in many ways, it may have missed its mark.


Love, war, and hell in a prison cell

The Uptown Players, near the Dallas Arts District, are performing "The Kiss of the Spider Woman."


“Checkpoints and Borders” sings of immigrant youth (with video)

Undocumented immigrants aren't faceless, nor are they voiceless.


You could sell that

I make things. People will remark on them, then they will get a glow on their faces and and remark: "You could sell that!" This is considered the highest compliment you can be paid.


Tribeca Film Festival features new progressive movies

Now in its 12th year, the Tribeca Film Festival in lower Manhattan has grown to world prominence and offers a wide array of international cinema and world premieres.

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