Gal Gadot, a relatively unknown Jewish Israeli actress, has been cast in the role of Wonder Woman. Some are pondering what a female superhero means in modern times.
The show is interesting in that it offers a behind-the-curtain look at this fantastical world of heroes. But in many ways, it may have missed its mark.
The Uptown Players, near the Dallas Arts District, are performing "The Kiss of the Spider Woman."
Undocumented immigrants aren't faceless, nor are they voiceless.
I make things. People will remark on them, then they will get a glow on their faces and and remark: "You could sell that!" This is considered the highest compliment you can be paid.
Now in its 12th year, the Tribeca Film Festival in lower Manhattan has grown to world prominence and offers a wide array of international cinema and world premieres.
You can't sweep issues under the rug, not in a country that goes to the rest of the world and claims to be an exceptional example.
"Twenty-four years to the day when John Lennon was shot and killed in front of his New York City apartment building, emerged from behind a seven-foot-high stack of amplifiers."
One underestimates just how much books - ranging from paperbacks to comics to graphic novels - have an influence on what is seen on television and in film.