Emily S. Mendel, a writer and photographer, has been a regular contributor to culturevulture.net since 2006, where she reviews theater, art, film, television and destinations. Ending her 30-year law practice has given Ms. Mendel the time to indulge in her love of travel and the arts, and to serve as the theater reviewer for berkeleyside.com.
Writes in: Art & Architecture, Dance, Destinations, Etc, Features, Film, Television, and Theater.
Art & Architecture
Paul Gauguin. French (1848-1903). Washerwoman, Arles 1888. Oil on Burlap.The William S. Paley Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for Modernism
The de Young Museum, San Francisco 9/15/12 – 12/30/12. ...
Directed by Simon Yin
Starring: Linus Roache, Kenneth Tsang, Derek Ting, Richard Ng, Kathy Uyen
Screenplay by Derek Ting
Run time: 96 minutes
MPAA Rating: Not rated
“$upercapitalist” exposes the heady, fast-paced, amoral world of New ...
Will the real Nicholas Barclay please stand up?
The Imposter (2012)
Directed by Bart LaytonStarring: Adam O'Brian, Anna Ruben, Frederic Bourdin, Carey GibsonRun Time: 95 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated R
This strange and intriguing documentary-style film is based on the ...
Farewell My Queen
Directed by: Benoît Jacquot Written by: Gilles Taurand and Benoît Jacquot, based on the novel by Chantal ThomasStarring: Léa Seydoux, Diane Kruger, Virginie LedoyenIn French with English subtitlesRun Time: 99 minutesMPAA rating: Rated R
The sexagenarian singer/songwriter Neil Young
Neil Young Journeys (2011)
Directed by: Jonathan Demme
Starring: Neil Young
Run Time: 87 minutes
MPAA Rating: Rated PG
Neil Young Journeys movie website
"Neil Young Journeys" is an interesting documentary film ...
PBS Masterpiece Mystery! Starring Shaun Evans as Detective Constable Endeavour MorseCreated by Colin Dexter, author of the Morse books, and the series’ plots and charactersScreenwriting by Russell LewisDirected by Colm McCarthyCo-production of Mammoth Screen Ltd for ITV ...
Art & Architecture
"Cemetery, Fountain City, Wisconsin, 2002"Photo by Alec Soth (from in the "Real to Real" exhibit at the de Young Museum)
‘Real to Real’
Photographs from the Traina Collectionde Young Museum, San Francisco June 9 to Sept. 16, 2012
Fiona Gordon and Dominique Abel in "The Fairy"
The Fairy (La Fée) (2011)
Directors: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Bruno RomyScreenplay: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Bruno RomyStarring: Dominique Abel; Fiona Gordon; Philippe Martz French with English subtitlesRun Time: 94 minutes ...