Arts & Entertainment


Apocalypse redux: "Fear the Walking Dead" finale falters

The slipshod approach is agonizing enough, but the logistics of the whole affair, and how they were mishandled, are downright insulting.


“Hit the Wall”: Revolution starts with a hot night out

We the audience are immersed right in the epicenter of the Stonewall Rebellion that broke out the night of June 28, 1969.


Frederick Wiseman’s tour de force “In Jackson Heights”

An absorbing, documentary look at the multi-cultural community in Queens, New York City, where 167 languages are spoken.


Fresh from Toronto International Film Festival: “This Changes Everything”

"What if global warming isn't only a crisis? What if it's the best chance you're ever going to get to build a better world?"


“Breathe”: A brave new play about choking in America

Giving no hint of having been written 15 years ago, this is actually the world premiere production of the play.


“Best of Enemies”: New documentary revisits Buckley vs. Vidal

"Best of Enemies" succeeds without being partisan or overbearing. Its subject speaks for itself.


California rolls in new film “East Side Sushi”

Anthony Lucero's fine film uses the framework of food film to deftly explore class, work, ethnicity, and sexism.


Jewish-African American partnership in new documentary “Rosenwald”

Aviva Kempner's new documentary is the story of the son of an immigrant peddler who rose to become head of Sears and Roebuck.


Should you see “The Book of Mormon”?

"The Book of Mormon," the musical, has been playing on Broadway to rave reviews since March 2011.


“Lincoln for Beginners”: illustrated biography of a gradualist radical

Whole libraries are dedicated to the study of Lincoln; Buhle's synopsis, reflecting all the warts and charm of his subject, might a good place to begin.

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