Arts & Entertainment

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Staceyann Chin takes Chicago by storm in one-woman show: “MotherStruck!”

The Chicago-based one-woman show brings audiences to tears of laughter and pain.

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Spies R Us: Keeping it in the family on “The Americans”

Viewers spent some uncomfortable time in character Elizabeth Jennings' shoes.

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“Shadow World” exposes mega-industry of global weapon sales

New film shows how U.S.-based corporations are supplying weapons for wars around the globe.

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“The Fits”: An adolescent girl at the edge of transformation

A girls' dance competition in Cincinnati sets the stage for this art-house film.

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“Gruesome Playground Injuries”: Wounds, blood, and scars on theatrical display

This two-person tour de force is playing through June 26 at the Hudson Backstage in Los Angeles.

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“The Americans”: Christ and the FBI come to dinner

Revelations keep coming on each new episode of "The Americans."

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Fresh faces almost compensate for plot issues in "X-Men: Age of Apocalypse"

A parade of new actors tries to rescue the franchise from a lack of coherence.

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“Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising”: Liberté, Egalité, Sororité

It's summer in Hollywood again: feminists and intelligent moviegoers may want to lower their expectations.

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"The City of Conversations": Politics is all in the family

Giardina is insightfully pointing out that beneath the surface - especially in politics, which makes strange bedfellows - things aren't always as they appear to be.

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"The Americans": Sex, friendship, and lies

For Elizabeth to have to betray her friend Young-Hee and deal with yet another U.S.-made deadly weapon, is entirely too much.

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