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  • 'The Awakening' review: Pretty good, but more pretty than good

    'The Awakening' review: Pretty good, but more pretty than good
    **1/2 (out of four) Last week's “The Apparition” contained an alarming lack of skill. So “The Awakening” represents a certain corrective because it disturbs for reasons other than nearly everyone involved in the horror movie not...
  • Review: Mexican pianist Ana Cervantes honors Juan Rulfo

     
    Juan Rulfo was -- Susan Sontag notes in her introduction to his novel ???Pedro P??ramo??? -- a man of many silences. The great Mexican writer and seminal influence on Latin American literature in the second half of the 20th century......
  • 'The Haunting' -- and the haunted -- at the Alex Theatre this Saturday

     
    You know what's scary than watching a screening of the "The Haunting," director Robert Wise's classic about paranormal activity? Viewing it while seated next to the darkened aisles in a haunted theater. This Saturday, the grand old Alex Theatre in......
  • More Halloween helpers for under $3 at Z Gallerie

     
    Still shopping for ghoulish delights to grace mantels and tabletops? These should fit the bill without racking up too big a bill. At 8.5 inches tall, the glittery black skull is almost life-size and certainly passable as a shrunken head. It's at Z...
  • Paranormal activity at Wilde's Canterville

     
    When it comes to handling ghosts, the characters in Oscar Wilde’s “The Canterville Ghost” (in a new recording from Naxos Audio Books) are far bolder than Ebenezer Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol.” When Marley’s ghost comes rattling his chains,...
  • Stephanie Hunt, the rock 'n' roll newcomer on ‘Friday Night Lights’

     
    Currently recording with members of the Black Angels, Hunt is on track to break out of a bit role on "Friday Night Lights" -- if she’s willing to leave the Austin, Texas, music scene behind. While on what was intended......
  • 'Gossip Girl': A Bass from the past

     
    After last night, "Gossip Girl" should decree that the first episode in December will always be "the episode in which Chuck Bass gets emo." It was the one-year anniversary of his father's death, and though nothing could ever come close......
  • Derek Bermel with Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

     
    Nothing quite haunts some of today’s composers like the disturbing story of Béla Bartók’s last five years. In 1940 he fled Nazi-influenced Budapest and moved to New York, where he lived in illness, obscurity and poverty. Young children threw...
  • Theater review: 'Whisper House' at San Diego's Old Globe*

     
    When the two singing ghosts of Duncan Sheik and Kyle Jarrow’s new indie-spirited chamber musical “Whisper House” deliver the opening number, “Better to Be Dead,” the show tips its hand that it has no intention of playing by conventional rules......
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Feb. 22, 1960

     
    William Pelley Still Haunts Us William Dudley Pelley looks like any other elderly man, but the assumption dissipates itself when he opens his mouth. His hair is gray; his face, lined; his manner of speech, halting, uncertain. A few weeks short of his 70th...
  • Live review: Broken Bells at the Troubadour

     
    Nearly 30-minutes into an hour-long set, and in the midst of a rather ornate keyboard-led number, Broken Bells lead singer James Mercer tried to put a naive lover in her place. "You got me wrong," he sang during the chorus......