January 13, 2014

“Sunny Afternoon” – a drama about that fateful day in Dallas – at the Asylum Theatre – Los Angeles theater review

 

So What Did Happen in Dallas?
Writer/director Christian Levantino Weighs In

Most Americans of a certain age still bear the imprint of that
December 23, 2013

The Past – Iranian Filmmaker Asghar Farhadi’s latest is another gem – Los Angeles film review


Though it unfolds in the present, writer/director Asghar Farhadi’s beautiful new film underscores how difficult it can be to elude the past.
His first to
December 12, 2013

Peter and the Starcatcher – theater review for LA Weekly

Dear readers! This week’s theater review for the LA Weekly is of Peter and the Starcatcher, now playing at The Ahmanson in Downtown LA.
 
Much
November 23, 2013

Unsubtle and pedestrian – “Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty” at the Ahmanson Theater – Los Angeles dance ballet theater review

With its Gothic theme, reflected in lavish costuming and majestic sets (both elements designed by Lez Brotherston), and a lush score by Tchaikovsky, “Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping