April 7 2010
3D movies may be all the rage these days, but the craze is certainly nothing audiences haven’t seen before. Even as far back as the 1930s, filmmakers were testing the waters with novelty-short specialist...
April 6 2010
How does a “Chorus Line” star spend her spare time between shows? For Ashley Yeater, it’s about resting in her hotel room with her dog, while Nicole Kidman sings herself to death. “I’m...
April 2 2010
Musicals, fairy tales and a double dose of Edward Albee are in the forecast for Riverwalk Theatre, which just announced its 2010-11 season
April 1 2010
When it was released in 1981, “Clash of the Titans” represented a sort of last hurrah for the sword-and-sandal spectaculars of the “Jason and the Argonauts” and “The Seventh...
March 31 2010
Miley Cyrus fans, don’t say you weren’t warned. Remember how “The Hannah Montana Movie” took a serious turn in the last half-hour, with Miley suffering an identity crisis? Consider...
March 31 2010
Remember how “The Hannah Montana Movie” took a serious turn in the last halfhour, with Miley suffering an identity crisis? Consider that a warm-up for “The Last Song,” in which...
March 28 2010
It’s fresh, and yet it’s also familiar — that’s what you might think when you see the Wharton Center’s Broadway line-up for 2010-11
March 27 2010
Complete listings for the season
March 26 2010
“Are you going to let me in?” That’s what Florence (Greta Gerwig) murmurs as she navigates the traffic on a busy Los Angeles street. She might ask the same question of the title character...
March 26 2010
“Our parents’ war is about to become ours,” a young girl tells her friend in a new film. “Figure out what side you’re on.” All around them they see destruction and chaos,...
March 26 2010
The younger woman pours a steady stream of sugar into her coffee cup. Her life could use a little sweetening up: She’s Chloe, a call girl who lives out other people’s fantasies while shutting...
March 24 2010
“We have performers from 17 different countries,” senior artistic director Michael Smith noted as he observed his artists preparing for a stopover of the “Alegria” spectacular in...
March 18 2010
It takes “35 Shots of Rum” for Lionel (Alex Descas) to mark a truly special occasion, and he doesn’t take that ritual lightly. There don’t seem to be many important moments in Lionel’s...
March 17 2010
The City of East Lansing and Michigan State University have selected Dave Eggers’ 2009 novel “Zeitoun” as the 2010 One Book, One Community novel. Set in New Orleans immediately after...
March 17 2010
“I would love to see some new ideas come out of the big studios the remake thing is killing me,” one Facebook follower complained. “I think they have remade every cult horror movie and...
March 17 2010
’Cheatin’,’April’ among this week’s theater openings
March 12 2010
“Remember Me” is a tearjerker that won’t make you cry. It will, however, make you groan and squirm and possibly snore as it painstakingly details the lackluster love story of a bitter...
March 11 2010
Ifyou want to adhere to the meatless Fridays of Lent, but you don’t want tosettle for a salad or fast-food fish sandwich, there are plenty of otheroptions available. Numerous churches and...
March 11 2010
If you want to adhere to the meatless Fridays of Lent, but you don’t want to settle for a salad or fast-food fish sandwich, there are plenty of other options available. Numerous churches and organizations...
March 10 2010
Ted Neeley, who starred in the film adaptation of "Jesus Christ Superstar," will reprise the role in a touring production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice rock opera coming to the Wharton Center at...

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