Don Giovanni – San Diego Opera: Far More Than Fifty Shades

Don Giovanni – San Diego Opera Occasionally the worlds of opera and film overlap, and such is the case this weekend when both Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Fifty Shades of Grey open. ... Continue Reading →

Art and Code Breaking: Mr. Turner and The Imitation Game

As the year races to an end, the theatres are piling up with a trio of brilliant British biopics. After Stephen Hawking, I wonder who is better known, Alan Turing or JMW Turner? Regardless, ... Continue Reading →

The Theory of Everything

The study of physics has had a fascinating history in the arts. The latest foray explores the life of the greatest living physicist. Director James Marsh has built his current film ... Continue Reading →

Son of God a blessing for Roma Downey and Mark Burnett

  Irish actress Roma Downey, who played the tender-hearted angel Monica in the hit TV series Touched By An Angel, can now be seen playing Mary the mother of Jesus in the film ... Continue Reading →

The Monuments Men

In his fifth effort in the director’s chair, George Clooney has delivered another satisfying and thoughtful film. The Monuments Men tells the mostly true story of the US soldiers ... Continue Reading →

Super-cool Bruce Campbell & Black Sabbath get Eyegore Awards at Universal Studios

  Bruce Campbell is usually the coolest dude in the room, but at the annual Eyegore Awards Black Sabbath’s Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler were also in da house, and even they ... Continue Reading →

The Wizard of Oz: 3D Reissue

This 1939 classic is a landmark for dozens of reasons. I wanted to see if I could get our next generation to embrace the film, so my wife and I rustled up our daughters  on a weekend ... Continue Reading →

Man of Steel: Superman as the Messiah

When I attended a pre-release 3D screening of the latest superhero film, I did not expect the clever interplay of Jesus Christ’s life story. As each parallel was revealed, my assessment ... Continue Reading →