Heathers:  Movie vs. Musical vs. TV show
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Heathers: Movie vs. Musical vs. TV show

Originally, Westerberg High School had three Heathers: Heather Chandler, Heather Duke, and Heather McNamara.  Now, we have three more Heathers:  Heathers, the original 1988 movie; Heathers, the musical, released in 2010; and Heathers the cable TV show. Heathers, the movie, is Heather Chandler: original and apologetically wicked in its social satire.  Heathers, the play, channels … Continue reading

Cirque Du Soleil Toruk: First Flight Review: The Greatest Thing Since Avatar
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Cirque Du Soleil Toruk: First Flight Review: The Greatest Thing Since Avatar

Some things just make sense together.  Enya and Lord of the Rings.  Lana Del Rey and The Great Gatsby.  Avatar and Cirque Du Soleil. For their latest tour, Cirque Du Soleil animates the celestial world of James Cameron’s Avatar.  And they do not disappoint. Set 3,000 years before the film, Toruk follows a trio of young Na’vi as … Continue reading

Attention LA: For The Record:  Baz Luhrmann is amazing, go see it now.
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Attention LA: For The Record: Baz Luhrmann is amazing, go see it now.

Performers at the Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Feliz perform ecstasy for Baz Lurhmann lovers Background Australian auteur Baz Luhrmann directed Strictly Ballroom (1993), Romeo + Juliet (1996), Moulin Rouge! (2001), Australia (2008) and The Great Gatsby (2013).  Baz Luhrmann doesn’t write musicals per se (only Moulin Rouge!, which features musical numbers both original … Continue reading