‘Hamilton’ the Movie Meets the Moment

‘Hamilton’ the Movie Meets the Moment

By Lynn Venhaus The movie “Hamilton” meets the moment! Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda’s game-changer remains a vibrant experience five years after opening on Broadway. Its brilliance... Details
‘Irresistible’ Points Out How Ridiculous Political Campaigns As Usual Are

‘Irresistible’ Points Out How Ridiculous Political Campaigns As Usual Are

By Lynn VenhausSharp as a tack and a needed gut punch, “Irresistible” is a savage political satire that aims at both major political parties and... Details
Gordon-Levitt Strong in Taut, Tense ‘7500’

Gordon-Levitt Strong in Taut, Tense ‘7500’

By Lynn VenhausOn a routine Airbus flight from Berlin to Paris, terrorists try to seize control of the plane, but the mild-mannered American co-pilot Tobias... Details
Harry Potter Wannabe ‘Artemis Fowl’ a Mess

Harry Potter Wannabe ‘Artemis Fowl’ a Mess

By Lynn Venhaus In the first of eight books in Eoin Colfer’s successful fantasy series, 12-year-old genius Artemis Fowl wants to restore his family’s fortune,... Details
Doc Says Green Is Good for Racing

Doc Says Green Is Good for Racing

By Lynn VenhausThis is the future. Formula E Championship Racing is the world’s fastest growing motorsport since its inception in 2014. “And We Go Green”... Details
‘The  Vast of Night’ Smartly Builds Eerie Sci-Fi Suspense

‘The Vast of Night’ Smartly Builds Eerie Sci-Fi Suspense

By Lynn Venhaus It is rare to find a low-budget independent film that is so assured, so confident in its fluid camera movements and spot-on... Details
‘Military Wives’ Honors Unsung Heroes

‘Military Wives’ Honors Unsung Heroes

By Lynn VenhausWith humor and heart, “Military Wives” spotlights the unsung heroines during wartime – the spouses who keep it together at home. While their... Details
‘The Trip to Greece’ Brings Together Old Friends, Comedy and Tragedy

‘The Trip to Greece’ Brings Together Old Friends, Comedy and Tragedy

By Lynn Venhaus Over the past decade, actor-comedian Steve Coogan and his best friend, actor-comedian Rob Brydon, have taken us on excursions that showcase scenic... Details
‘Selah and The Spades’ Showcases Strong Young Talent

‘Selah and The Spades’ Showcases Strong Young Talent

By Lynn Venhaus Teen politics take on a more sinister edge in “Selah and the Spades,” especially when the stakes are high at a prestigious... Details
Visionary Apocalyptic Farce ‘MUTE: A Play for Zoom’ Brings Joy in Modern Storytelling

Visionary Apocalyptic Farce ‘MUTE: A Play for Zoom’ Brings Joy in Modern Storytelling

By Lynn Venhaus Several visionary local artists proved that fortune does favor the bold through their efforts to present a gift to a theater-starved community.... Details