Séraphine (2008)

Séraphine (2008)Directed by Martin ProvostWritten by Martin Provost and Marc AbdelnourStarring: Yolande Moreau, Ulrich Tukur, Anne Bennent, Genevieve Mnich, Nico RognerRun Time: 121 minutesMPAA Rating: Unratedhttp://www.seraphinemovie.com/Séraphine was France’s equivalent to Slumdog Millionaire at last year’s French Academy Awards. A  ...

Twelfth Night

Twelfth NightSummer Shakespeare Festivalby William ShakespeareThe Old GlobeSan DiegoJune 13-September 27, 2009 (In Repertory)http://www.TheOldGlobe.org/Patrick Page as Malvolio. Photo: Craig Schwartz.Twelfth Night is one of the most celebrated of Shakespeare’s plays, possibly for its easy-to-follow plot, but also for its  ...

Twelfth Night

Twelfth NightSummer Shakespeare Festivalby William ShakespeareThe Old GlobeSan DiegoJune 13-September 27, 2009 (In Repertory)http://www.TheOldGlobe.org/Patrick Page as Malvolio. Photo: Craig Schwartz.Twelfth Night is one of the most celebrated of Shakespeare’s plays, possibly for its easy-to-follow plot, but also for its  ...

Hunger (2008)

Hunger (2008) Directed by Steve McQueenWritten by Steve McQueen and Enda WalshStarring: Michael Fassbender, Liam Cunningham, Stuart Graham, Brian Milligan, Liam McMahonhttp://www.ifcfilms.com/viewFilm.htm?filmId=1197Most people over the age of forty have heard of Bobby Sands. Anyone who was in Ireland in  ...

The Proposal (2009)

The Proposal (2009)Directed by Anne FletcherWritten by Peter ChiarelliStarring: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson, Betty White, Denis O'Hare, Malin Akerman, Oscar Nuñez, Aasif MandviRun Time: 107 minutesMPAA Rating: PG-13http://www.myspace.com/proposalmoviehttp://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi3741123097/  Sandra Bullock is the paragon of  ...

Houston Ballet

Swan Lake Houston BalletJune 11, 2009Houston, TXhttp://www.houstonballet.org/Sara Webb and Connor Walsh.  Photo by Amitava Sarkar.There's nothing quite like finding out your girlfriend's day job is being a swan. Siegfried and Odette, in Stanton Welch's Swan Lake, have the ultimate  ...

Whatever Works (2009)

Whatever Works (2009)Written and Directed by Woody AllenStarring: Larry David, Evan Rachel Wood, Patricia Clarkson, Ed Begley, Jr. MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13Run Time: 91 minuteshttp://www.sonyclassics.com/whateverworks/ Vintage Woody Still Amuses in Pursuit of his Fantasy Shiksa Review by Emily S. MendelWoody  ...

The Proposal (2009)

The Proposal (2009)Directed by Anne FletcherWritten by Peter ChiarelliStarring: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson, Betty White, Denis O'Hare, Malin Akerman, Oscar Nuñez, Aasif MandviRun Time: 107 minutesMPAA Rating: PG-13http://www.myspace.com/proposalmoviehttp://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi3741123097/  Sandra Bullock is the paragon of  ...

The Elixir of Love

The Elixir of Love By Gaetano DonizettiLibretto by Felice RomaniDirected by Stephen LawlessConducted by Corrado RovarisSanta Fe OperaThrough August 28http://www.santafeopera.org/Dimitri Pittas (Nemorino) & chorus. Photo: Ken Howard.Summer blahs got you down? Have I got a cure for you! Not  ...