TOP NETFLIX MOVIES AND SERIES TO CHECK IN 2020 With thousands of series and movies to watch from, as well as an algorithm and navigation system that do not make it easy to find something suitable to watch, it can be challenging to choose a film to watch on Netflix. This streaming platform is very […]

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FROM CLASSIC TO MODERN: TOP HORROR FILMS ABOUT AND FOR STUDENTS Many college students are film enthusiasts. Despite the burden that comes with managing academic writing assignments, students always strive to create time so that they can watch as many movies as possible. Regardless of the movie genre, students enjoy themselves. Some may prefer comedy […]

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TOP 5 INSPIRATIONAL MOVIES TO CHECK AS A STUDENT Being a student does not always mean attending classes and working on assignments or research. It can also be an informative occurrence where learners get exposure to new experiences via movies. If you want an inspiring movie, here are the top 5 films to check as […]

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HERE’S HOPING SMASH IS A SMASH The 2012 NBC TV series, Smash, which had as many loyalists as detractors in its short burst of life, is headed to Broadway, which is where some critics thought it belonged in the first place. Subtitled A New Musical, Smash will be co-produced by Steven Spielberg, whose original idea […]

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IT’S DA BOMB! The best set of new Broadway-style songs I’ve heard in years. Marc Shaiman and Scott Witman deserve a standing ovation for creating the spectacular score, the songs of which came from the cancelled TV show Smash. These are the tunes that were from Bombshell, the musical-within-the musical that was about Marilyn Monroe […]

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CALIFORNIA STREAMIN’ Even after postponing the remaining productions of their 2019/2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Geffen Playhouse is forging ahead. While the UCLA-owned theater has high hopes for their upcoming 25th-anniversary season, let’s be honest: futures for any theater are being made with cautious optimism. Wearing the resilient adage “the show must […]

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REASONS FOR LOVE Covering the arts nationwide means that Stage and Cinema has received hundreds and hundreds of virtual entertainments, from classical and jazz to theater and art, all with basically the same purpose: to entertain you at home and try to raise money for struggling organizations. But nothing in the past two months has […]

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UNDEAD, UNREAL, AND UNINTERESTING Unrelentingly campy and absurd, Vampire Burt’s Serenade revels in its own trashiness and in-your-face pansexuality, but this low-rent 2014 indie horror/musical doesn’t seem to give a shit about two things: the horror and the music (pre-released as The Bloody Indulgent, it is now a 2020 VOD release on Amazon Prime). With […]

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DICK EXTENDS Chicago’s Theater Wit announced a third and final extension today of Teenage Dick, its long-running critically acclaimed virtual production of Mike Lew’s devastatingly funny new play inspired by theater’s most famous disabled character — Shakespeare’s Richard III — like audiences have never seen him before: scheming his way through the brutal, no-holds barred […]

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STREAMING IN THE MARSH As the Bay Area’s shelter-in-place continues, The Marsh San Francisco offers a variety of programming at 7:30pm nightly on MarshStream, its popular broadcast platform. MarshStream programming varies daily. Offerings include: Monday Night MarshStream (short performances by a variety of artists): Wild Card Tuesdays (everything from book/writer discussions, sing-a-longs, Tell It On […]

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