Review: “The Exterminating Angel”

Review: “The Exterminating Angel”

“The Exterminating Angel” 4.5 stars out of five. Before Nov. 18, I had never seen an opera. I had some classical vocal training when I was a teenager, and I grew up with musicians and singers who would eventually perform on national stages. I had the pleasure of...
A special month for cinephiles

A special month for cinephiles

November is a special month for cinephiles. For movie collectors, it’s time for the sale of the year, a chance to purchase special editions of some of the world’s best titles. It’s also a time when fans of films with dark themes and dramatic crime stories engage in...

Award Chase: Always the bridesmaid

Each Wednesday through the week of the 2018 Academy Award nominations on Jan. 23, Take 2 is handicapping the Oscar rush with The Award Chase. Thirteen – that’s the number of times British cinematographer Roger Deakins has been nominated for an Academy Award....

Not invisible anymore: Latinx in comics, movies

Imagine a superhero who looks like you, speaks in the words of your language and sports locks of hair like yours. If it’s easy for you to find a movie or a comic book that matches your description, chances are you are not a minority. For the Latinx community, only in...

Award Chase: When campaigning begins way early

Each Wednesday through the week of the 2018 Academy Award nominations on Jan. 23, Take 2 is handicapping the Oscar rush with The Award Chase. It’s hard to believe that this marks Take 2’s third edition of The Award Chase, and although it started a little later than...