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  • 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' stays in shallow end

    'Exodus: Gods and Kings'  stays in shallow end
    1.5 stars (out of four) Asked how he felt about the director of “Gladiator” and “Prometheus” adapting his story, Moses reportedly said, “I’m thrilled. I always hoped my experience could come to the big screen with 3-...
  • REVIEW: "I Love Lucy Live On Stage" at the Bank of America Theatre

     REVIEW: "I Love Lucy Live On Stage" at the Bank of America Theatre
    When Desi Arnaz performed "Babalu" on "I Love Lucy," it was an exercise in sheer head-tossing, tie-loosening, id-releasing exuberance. That same number in "I Love Lucy Live On Stage," despite the charm and vocal chops of Euriamis Losada as Desi/Ricky...
  • Green Umbrella: A fascinating journey into the European avant-garde

    Green Umbrella: A fascinating journey into the European avant-garde
    For the latest installment of the L.A. Phil's Green Umbrella adventure series, the designated journey was to a place called the "European Avant-Garde," a generic but accurate moniker for a program of new music (plus a mid-20th century classic by Karlheinz...
  • 'The Immortalists' a vigorous look at quest to reverse aging

    'The Immortalists' a vigorous look at quest to reverse aging
    The age-old search for the fountain of youth is engagingly appraised in "The Immortalists," a lively documentary focusing on a pair of very different biomedical scientists who are equally obsessed with eradicating the ravages of time. Finding a cure for...
  • 'Delicious' delivers a tart tale of a dying salty matriarch

    'Delicious' delivers a tart tale of a dying salty matriarch
    The comic drama "Isn't It Delicious" is aimed squarely at baby boomers — the hokey pokey plays a pivotal role, and a trio of central characters are named after Kennedys. But formative pop-culture references are the least of it. The story of a steely...
  • Friendship finds its step in 'Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks'

    Friendship finds its step in 'Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks'
    "Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks," adapted by Richard Alfieri from his international hit stage play, is that rare bird: a story that gives equal weight to both the trials of growing old and the struggles of youth. Though the movie may initially seem like...
  • 'Tales of the Grim Sleeper' revealing look at accused serial killer

    'Tales of the Grim Sleeper' revealing look at accused serial killer
    Veteran documentarian Nick Broomfield's "Tales of the Grim Sleeper" is a riveting and chilling investigation into the world of Lonnie Franklin Jr., a South Los Angeles resident arrested in 2010 and accused in a string of serial rape-killings spanning 22...
  • Review: Touchstone's 'Follies' returns with same sweet and sassy holiday fun

    Review: Touchstone's 'Follies' returns with same sweet and sassy holiday fun
    South Bethlehem's Touchstone Theatre is spreading seasonal cheer once again with its 15th annual Christmas City Follies. The resident company members write a show each year, combining sweet and sassy sketches and music that salute and take a humorous look...
  • 'My Name' offers glimmer of hope about Alzheimer's

     'My Name' offers glimmer of hope about Alzheimer's
    A Japanese treatment for dementia patients has transformative effects on the residents of a Cleveland nursing home profiled in the moving documentary "Do You Know What My Name Is?" The learning therapy program, devised by neuroscientist and video game...
  • Wine review: 2012 Tablas Creek Vineyard Côtes de Tablas

    Wine review: 2012 Tablas Creek Vineyard Côtes de Tablas
    If you're planning to serve any kind of game or even a roast duck or goose over the holidays, Tablas Creek Vineyard's 2012 Côtes de Tablas could be your wine. A blend of organic estate-grown 60% Grenache, 25% Syrah and a touch of Counoise and Mourvèdre,...
  • A puppet version of Jane Austen's 'Northanger Abbey' is modest success

    A puppet version of Jane Austen's 'Northanger Abbey' is modest success
    Incorporating puppets into a dramatization of Jane Austen’s “Northanger Abbey” may seem a bit of a stretch. But in the hands of Box Tale Soup’s intrepid performers Noel Byrne and Antonia Christophers, the puppets, along with a...