The curiosity surrounding a world premiere is often enough to pack the house, especially when it’s the Milwaukee Rep’s first one in years. The Stiemke Studio production of after all the terrible things I do was no exception.
The predominant image throughout David Fincher’s films, from the uncovered horrors of “Se7en” to the Machiavellian maneuverings of “House of Cards,” has been a flashlight beam cutting through the dark.
In his latest, the Gillian Flynn adaptation “Gone Girl,” he shines it into the deepest depths of not a serial killer’s mind or a schizophrenic’s madness, but on a far more terrifying psychological minefield: Marriage. In “Gone Girl,” Fincher has crafted a portrait of a couple rivaled in toxicity only by “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” and one with just as much — if more subtle — roleplaying.
Here’s an offbeat mystery: Why did detective Hercule Poirot’s final U.S. small-screen bow come not on his familiar stage, PBS, but on a niche website devoted to streaming British whodunits and dramas?
And why did Robert L. Johnson, the business mogul who founded Black Entertainment Television and sold it to Viacom for $3 billion, buy Acorn Media Group and gladden the hearts of Anglophiles everywhere?
Walt Disney World is planning a new attraction inspired by the ever-popular “Frozen” movie.
The “Frozen” attraction will go up at the Norway Pavilion in Epcot at the theme park near Orlando, Florida.
As gaming consoles such as the Xbox and the PlayStation diversify into video, social media and other non-gaming apps, it seems only fair that streaming TV devices start nudging into gaming territory.
Amazon’s Fire TV and the Roku 3 both offer a multitude of games, alongside apps to stream video on the big television screen from services such as Netflix and Hulu. The game offerings — some free, some for a fee — are a mixed bag thus far, ranging from solid to silly.
Barbra Streisand’s new album of duets only includes male singers, but it wasn’t a conscious effort to exclude females.
“Everyone we asked was ... busy,” Streisand said. The performer almost scored one major diva: Beyonce.
Their “dream girl” is back.
The members of Fleetwood Mac each took a moment earlier this week at New York City’s Madison Square Garden to welcome longtime bandmate Christine McVie back to the stage after a 16-year hiatus, thus restoring the band to its mid-1970s and most successful configuration.
Ken Burns’ documentary about the Roosevelts — presidents Theodore and Franklin, and Franklin’s wife Eleanor — stired interest in some of the places connected to them.
Here’s a look at some major Roosevelt sites, including birthplaces, family homes, vacation retreats and national parks and monuments from Maine to North Dakota.
52 Tuesdays opens with a surprising discovery for its young protagonist: With the quick swing of a door, her mother reveals he is transgender and preparing to transition from female to male. But Billie (Tilda Cobham-Hervey) could take this in stride were it not for the follow-up request — to move out and live with her father, in order to give her mother time to transition in her absence. The two will still see each other, but only on Tuesday afternoons.