Emily S. Mendel, a writer and photographer, has been a regular contributor to culturevulture.net since 2006, where she reviews 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.
Today's Special (2009)
Directed by: David KaplanStarring: Aasif Mandvi, Naseeruddin Shah, Jess Weixler, Madhur Jaffrey, Harish PatelWritten by: Aasif Mandvi, based on his off-Broadway play, "Sakina's Restaurant"Run Time: 99 minutesMPAA Rating: Not Rated
Assif Mandvi ("The Daily ...
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2010)
Directed by: Daniel AlfredsonStarring: Noomi Rapace, Michael Nyqvist, Annika Hallin, Lena Endre, Per OscarssonScreenplay by: Ulf Rydberg, based on the novel by Stieg LarssonRun Time: 148 minutesIn Swedish with English ...
Benedict Cumberbatch (left) and Martin Freeman in "Sherlock" on PBS Masterpiece Mystery!
“Sherlock” – a 21st-Century Sherlock Holmes series on PBS Masterpiece Mystery!
Created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, inspired by the writings of Sir Arthur Conan DoyleStarring ...
Jack Goes Boating
Directed by: Philip Seymour Hoffman
Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, John Ortiz, Amy Ryan, Daphne Rubin-Vega
Screenplay by: Bob Glaudini, based on the play by Bob Glaudini
MPAA rating: Rated R
Run Time: 89 minutes
Art & Architecture
Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne, and Beyond: Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the Musée d’OrsayDe Young MuseumSan FranciscoSept. 25, 2010 - Jan. 18, 2011(San Francisco is the only North American venue for this exhibition.) http://deyoung.famsf.org/deyoung/exhibitions/van-gogh-gauguin-cezanneVincent Van Gogh's "Starry Night Over the Rhone" ...
The Girl Who Played with FireDirected by: Daniel AlfredsonStarring: Noomi Rapace, Michael Nyqvist, Annika Hallin, Per Oscarrson Screenplay by: Jonas Fryberg, based on the book by Stieg LarssonRun Time: 129 minutes In Swedish with English subtitles MPAA Rating: Rated R http://playedwithfirefilm.com/Based on the ...
Hercule Poirot in Three New Episodes: "Murder on the Orient Express," "Third Girl," and "Appointment With Death"David Suchet as Hercule Poirot in Series X on PBSSeries X on PBS "Masterpiece Mystery!" Starring: David SuchetPBS stations, Sundays, July 11, 18, ...
Art & Architecture
Calder to Warhol - SFMOMA Previews the Fisher CollectionJune 25 to September 19, 2010SFMOMA, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Artwww.sfmoma.orgThe first public presentation of the celebrated Fisher Collection, one of the world's foremost private collections of contemporary art, is ...
Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple, Series V: A PBS Masterpiece MysteryStarring: Julia McKenzie PBS stations, Sundays May 23, June 20, and June 27, 2010; 9:00 pm ET/PT http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/marple/series5.htmlJulia McKenzie (Cranford) is back for her second season as Miss Marple in three new ...