Category Archives: Princess Pick

REVIEW – The Toxic Avenger – San Jose Stage

Do you remember hearing about that Musical Theater orgy between Little Shop of Horrors, Urinetown, and Hairspray that happened at a Bruce Springsteen concert? Well, probably not, mostly because I made it up just now as an illustrative device, but … Continue reading

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PREVIEW – Cinequest Film & VR Festival – Princess Picks 2017

It’s here, it’s here! The most wonderful time of the year! CINEQUEST! In just a week the streets will be flowing with lanyard wearing cinema-heads, the Stella will be generously flowing and the viewing venues will be occupied with laugher, tears, shifting … Continue reading

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PREVIEW- Cinequest Film Festival – Princess Picks

It’s time again to play Cinequest Catalog Roulette, where I sit down with my highlighter, my Cinequest  mobile app, my pen, screeners and Cinequest Guide and mark up, follow and schedule the first round of films that jump out at … Continue reading

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REVIEW- FOG CITY MAGIC FEST

There are more than a few things that deter me from going up to San Francisco most nights. Traffic, parking, time, lack of necessity… there’s a list. Most days, I’ve been very entertained taking in the cultural delights from Foster … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCEMENT – SILICON VALLEY SMALL THEATER VENUE 2014-2015 HONOREES

The theater can be one of the most supportive, cathartic, safe and miraculous spaces. It can also be a pit of never-ending, narcissistic, eye-rolling bullshit. But mostly, it’s a sanctuary of the most wonderful kind.  The process of mounting a show, no matter … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Hank Williams: Lost Highway – Douglas Morrison Theatre

The acting ante is certainly being upped as more and more shows about musicians are being produced; shows where it is absolutely essential that the actors expertly play their own instruments. While I’m always in awe of any actor, and … Continue reading

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REVIEW- The House on Pine Street- Cinequest

The world is definitely in need of more intelligent horror films. The industry turns out formulaic gore and paranormal prescriptions a dime a dozen and while they’re scary, fun and I certainly enjoy them, I enjoy an smart spin on … Continue reading

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