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Starting this week, we will now include our listings of all ongoing shows, below the new reviews, to help make it easier for you to decide which shows to see this week.The writing of neurologist Oliver Sacks has inspired a new work at Theatre @ Boston Court in Pasadena -- Kathryn Walat's Creation. S ... More >>
Rex Pickett's stage adaptation, Sideways: the Play (over at Ruskin Theatre Group) of his own novel about life in the Santa Inez Valley wine country, gets this week's Pick. Also admired is Matt Chafee's comedy, Fluffy Bunnies in a Field of Daisies, over at Hollywood's Arena Stage.Click here for this ... More >>
Rex Pickett's excitement has superseded his exhaustion during the final weeks of rehearsal for his new play Sideways, opening this weekend at Ruskin Group Theatre in Santa Monica. Having adapted the play from his own novel, Pickett is busy making final tweaks to the script and participating in post- ... More >>
The movies are full of bed-hopping men -- think of Humphrey Bogart's serial flirtations in The Big Sleep (1946), and Richard Roundtree laying his way uptown and down in Shaft (1971). But in Steve McQueen's Shame, womanizing is not just an outgrowth of the plot -- it is the plot. And it's just the la ... More >>
Alexander Payne's Hawaiian excursion might be the feel-good movie of the year. Uh oh.