‘Penny Dreadful: Perpetual Night the Blessed Dark’ (Review/Recap) [Video]

‘Penny Dreadful: Perpetual Night the Blessed Dark’ (Review/Recap) [Video]

The swan song for Showtime’s cult classic comes in the form a two-part, shocking finale in “Penny Dreadful: Perpetual Night the Blessed Dark.” For three years, creator John Logan has captivated audiences by toddling the line of camp and seriousness with a vivid cast of classic literary monsters brought to life by some of the […]

Getty Museum Shows Dramatic Nature of Rousseau

Getty Museum Shows Dramatic Nature of Rousseau

A new exhibition at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, “Unruly Nature: The Landscapes of Théodore Rousseau” illustrates why he is often considered one of the great French painters in the second half of the 19th century. The show at J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, which opened Tuesday, presents a rich array of […]

‘Disgraced’ Gripping Look at Muslim Assimilation in America [Review]

‘Disgraced’ Gripping Look at Muslim Assimilation in America [Review]

“Disgraced,” the play that opened Sunday, June 19, at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, is an intelligent, gripping and sensational drama (with lots of funny lines) about Muslim assimilation in America. While the play by Ayad Akhtar debuted in 2012, the subject matter is still highly relevant and interesting given news events in […]