| Apr 25, 2011
| 7:25 PM
"Who Killed The Electric Car?" might have ended with it's main character no longer among the living; but like Freddy, electric cars have risen from the dead.
A new documentary, "Revenge of the Electric Car," directed by Chris Paine, opened last week...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:35 PM
In the three decades since the first U.S. dietary guidelines were issued, Americans have become heavier and more saddled with diabetes and other diet-related diseases. The documentary "Fed Up" takes a look at what happened and offers a most poignant...
| Nov 18, 2012
Richard Robbins, the composer who created memorable scores for such films as "A Room With a View," "Howards End" and "The Remains of the Day" during a quarter-century collaboration with director James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant, has died. He was...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 9:25 PM
This season, the Orlando Shakespeare Theater's production of "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)" mined comedy from the clunky phrase that technically follows that organization's name. Officially, it's Orlando Shakespeare Theater in...
| Nov 28, 2012
Here's the thing about directing our attention so fully and passionately toward bullying: The people most affected by it are sick of talking about it.
"Kids are at the eye-rolling stage with bullying," says Cynthia Lowen, producer and writer of the 2011...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Though the Seminary Co-op's new digs will be almost three times the size of its former basement lair, the architects have worked closely with the bookstore's management to recreate the labyrinthine, wandering sense of discovery.
For Stanley Tigerman,...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:46 AM
Billy Corben's "Broke" has spurred a ton of reaction since its airing on ESPN this week, but in at least one case that attention apparently was undeserved.
Homer Bush, who played in 40 games for the 2002 Marlins during a seven-year big-league career, has...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Last year’s Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival opened with a gamble: a little-known French film with no box-office stars that was not only shot in black-and-white, but came with another layer of anachronistic provocation. It was a silent...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:00 AM
I don’t care if Al Gore got more money than he ever deserved for his pathetic channel, or Glenn Beck got the short end of the stick in trying to buy it as an escape from his prison of media marginalization.
All of that is ideological and...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:13 PM
"Over My Dead Body"
The Waltzing Mechanics made their local bow with "El Stories," a series based on true-life transit tales. But their latest foray into documentary theater takes them to a final destination that fell victim to a different form of...
| Nov 7, 2012
For the first two weeks of Jayden Adams' life, the little boy, born 10 weeks premature at Advocate Lutheran General Children's Hospital, was nourished with donated human breast milk.
Now six weeks old and thriving, Jayden's mother, Mandy, who lost...