| Sep 7, 2012
| 12:57 PM
British playwrights love writing about class. American scribes prefer to probe relationships.
So goes the truism and also, to some extent, the reality. Take, for example, David Lindsay-Abaire's Pulitzer Prize-winning 2006 drama (and later a movie)...
| Aug 31, 2012
This summer might have been too darn hot, but the theater scene is about to zoom into the red zone. It's impossible to do justice to the awe-inspiring variety of work that is waiting in the wings this season at theaters large, small and in-between, but...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 7:54 PM
The pop music of the 1980s was full of Rock 'n' Roll anthems void of any deep meaning or political activism. Bands like Journey, Foreigner, Bon Jovi and the Scorpions filled arenas with loud but melodic hit songs. Most were about partying too hard, but...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:52 PM
Moonrise Kingdom ***1/2
Las mieles y hieles que deja el primer amor son magníficamente retratadas en Moonrise Kingdom, dirigido por Wes Anderson, cineasta que ha entregado cintas memorables como Fantastic Mr. Fox y The Royal Tenenbaums.
| Jun 10, 2012
| 8:15 PM
Nina Arianda won the Tony Award for lead actress in a play for her provocatively sexual performance in the two-hander play "Venus in Fur" by David Ives.
"Venus in Fur," adapted from the Leopold von Sacher-Masoch novella, first ran at the Classic Stage...
| Jun 7, 2012
"Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted"is one of the fanciest, most carefully assembled cartoons ever put on the screen. The jokes come so fast that they're nearly subliminal. Plot points whiz by, and when things threaten to blur, there's a crazy musical...
| May 31, 2012
***1/2 (out of four)
A great rainy day movie, “Moonrise Kingdom”—Wes Anderson’s silly, winning take on young adult literature—sees childhood as a storm to weather and adulthood as a confused search for a dwindling spark. The...
| May 17, 2012
| 4:38 PM
CANNES, France — It was close to 1 a.m Thursday morning when Bill Murray began pulling randoms into the dancing circle. Just a few hours before, Murray’s “Moonrise Kingdom” — his latest collaboration with American oddball...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Among the films in the lineup of the 2012 Cannes Film Festival are "On the Road," "Moonrise Kingdom," "Cosmopolis" and "7 Days in Havana."...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 4:33 PM
"Good People" by David Lindsay-Abaire has its West Coast premiere at the Geffen Playhouse....
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Jennifer Haley, a Los Angeles-based playwright, is the winner of the 2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, an annual award that recognizes achievements by female playwrights. The prize is for Haley's new play "The Nether," a futuristic crime story....