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The Tales of Hoffmann (Opera)

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San Francisco production 2012-2013 season.

Review: 9 out of 10 stars.

The San Francisco’s recent Tales of Hoffmann was a surprising and superb production, one of the most expressive operas of this season.

The modern usage of Antonia’s mother on the projection and the (more…)

Star Trek Into Darkness (Movie)

Star Trek Into DarknessMain Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pine, Alice Eve, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, John Cho, Simon Pegg, Leonard Nimoy, Peter Weller

Review: 9 out of 10 stars.

This movie, while using 3D, was not overwhelming or over the board with the depths. Rather, it used the grey tone (more…)

The Great Gatsby (Movie)

The Great GatsbyMain Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton

Review: 7.5 out of 10 stars.

The Great Gatsby in 3D. What a concept story.

It’s difficult to imagine a 1920s story set with all the modern technology but the writer / director Baz Luhmann made it possible. The setting is elaborate, gorgeous, and the meticulous (more…)

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