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
Johannes Vermeer (Delft, 1632–1675) "Girl with a Pearl Earring," ca. 1665.Oil on canvas, 17 1/2 x 15 3/8 in. (44.5 x 39 cm) Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis
‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis, ...
The Rabbi's Cat
Animated film by Joann Sfar and Antoine Delesvaux
Based on the comic novel by Joann Sfar
Written by Sandrina Jardel
Voices: Francois Morel, Maurice Benichou, Hafsia Herzi, Francois Damiens
Run Time: 89 minutes
French with subtitles
'Downton Abbey' Season 3
Written and created by Julian Fellowes Directed by Brian Percival, Ashley Pearce, Jeremy Webb and David Evans Starring Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Dan Stevens Masterpiece on PBS stationsSundays, Jan. 6 through Feb. ...
Director/Producer: Katie DellamaggioreStarring five members of the chess club at I.S. 318, chess teacher/coach - Elizabeth Vicary, assistant principal/coach - John GalvinRun Time: 101 minutesMPAA rating: Rated PG
In the Williamsburg/Greenpoint section of Brooklyn, New ...
Hello I Must Be Going
Directed by: Todd Louiso
Starring: Melanie Lynskey, Blythe Danner, John Rubinstein, Christopher Abbott
Written by: Sarah Koskoff
Run Time: 95 minutes
MPAA rating: Rated R
"Hello I Must Be Going" is not a ...
‘Upstairs Downstairs’(Season 2)
Written by Heidi ThomasDirected by Mark Jobst (parts 1 & 2), Brendan Maher (parts 4 & 5) and Anthony Byrne (part 3 & 6) Starring: Keeley Hawes, Ed Stoppard, Claire Foy, Alex Kingston, PBS stations, ...
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 ...