Archive for March, 2017
August 13, 2012
Despite some good acting and some undeniably great action, The Bourne Legacy sputters slightly at its start and never really gets on track.
August 10, 2012
While "Hope Springs" features two veteran acts at their best, it has so many awkward moments, it’s hard to imagine anyone – no matter the age – wouldn’t be at least a little uncomfortable with some of the scenes.
August 9, 2012
A good comedy doesn’t have to have a complex plot. The Campaign, the new comedy starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis, could have used some streamlining. While the two actors have good chemistry as political rivals, the s...
August 8, 2012
We had an opportunity to talk to singer-songwriter (and actor) Marshall Crenshaw for an article for a weekly paper. There won’t be room to print the entire interview, so we decided to post the rest of it here. Crenshaw is curr...
“I am very tempted to buy a t-shirt,” my friend Bob said last night at the Jane’s Addiction outdoor show in Cleveland. “But I am a little afraid it’ll date me.” Formed in 1985, for many, Jane...
August 6, 2012
Sunday’s headliners at Day three of Lollapalooza provided another study in contrasts. On one end of Grant Park, singer-guitarist Jack White of White Stripes/Raconteurs/Dead Weather fame played a solo show that touched on a litt...
We recently interviewed Sébastien Izambard, the successful French pop artist who left his solo career behind to join three other singers in Il Divo, a multi-national operatic classical crossover group assembled by curmudgeonly ...
August 5, 2012
Day two of Lollapalooza was cut in two by a huge mid-afternoon thunderstorm that ripped through the city. The storm was so ominous, the festival grounds had to be evacuated until the rain passed. That’s no easy task given that ...
Day One of Lollapalooza (check out our photos) featured two very different headlining acts, and we had a hard time deciding which band we wanted to see more. On the one hand, we wanted to see The Black Keys, especially since we...