Monthly Archives: May 2015

Barely Lethal – Film Review

Megan Walsh (Hailee Steinfeld) is a sixteen year-old high-schooler with a difference.  She may look like a normal teenager, and like most normal teenagers in public schools, she wants to fit in.  But there’s something that separates her from the others; she’s trained to kill. In the new teenage action-comedy Barely Lethal, Megan is an […]

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San Andreas – Film Review

Remember those L.A. buildings and historic landmarks that spectacularly crashed and burned when the world was coming to an end in 2012?  They crash and burn again.  Unlike that earlier disaster flick that presented its earthquakes globally, as the title of the new disaster suggests, San Andreas concentrates on California.  The rest of the country […]

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Aloha – Film Review

It’s difficult not to mention a couple of things at the outset when reviewing Cameron Crowe’s romantic comedy-drama Aloha.  First, there’s the issue of native Hawaiians.  According to reports, many are insulted by the use of the film’s title.  Calling it Aloha has stirred resentment.  As reported by Access Hollywood, the use of the word […]

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Sold – Special Report: Film Review

In a recent interview with Danette Wolpert , the founder and Executive Director of the four-day Illuminate Film Festival in Sedona, Danette described the opening night film on Thursday, May 28, as extraordinary.  (Click Here to read the full interview) Based on a well received novel by Patricia McCormick, Sold, directed by Jeffrey D. Brown, […]

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Disney’s The Little Mermaid – Theatre Review: Arizona Broadway Theatre, Peoria

The fun for families, particularly children, when watching Arizona Broadway Theatre’s colorful and expansive musical version of Disney’s The Little Mermaid extends way beyond the stage. For the Peoria dinner theatre, all productions usually begin and end in the lobby where the theme of any given production is often highlighted with some theatrically connected artifacts […]

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One Man, Two Guvnors – Theatre Review, Phoenix Theatre, Phoenix

The town of Brighton has always been a popular place for Londoners.  With its famous pier, its seaside entertainment and its crowds, it’s a town where people go south from the capital to meet, to bathe and, for certain Londoners with a few secrets that need to remain secret, to hide. What a stroke of […]

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