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REVIEW- Matilda, The Musical – Broadway San Jose

The first time I heard the score  from Matilda, the Musical I unabashedly teared up. As a girl/Princess who clearly has some challenges with this thing they call adulting, and  conflicts with conforming to a world which sometimes demonstrates a complete lack … Continue reading

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REVIEW – For Grace – Cinequest

Perhaps I’m too enamored of a well-made documentary, but I find the contrived documentary a tired device when not done well. My general rule is if you’re going to break that 4th wall, it better be for a very specific … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Momento Mori – Cinequest

Haunting, informative, suspenseful and cleverly constructed, Momento Mori is a hard to watch, but impossible to turn away from documentary film. What could have easily been a clinical, invasive and/or dry film is made captivating with particularly smart editing and considerate … Continue reading

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REVIEW- Charley’s Aunt ’66 – Douglas Morrisson Theatre

Every so often I see a show that I’m relatively certain I’m the last on the planet to see. Such is the case with Charley’s Aunt which until last week I had somehow missed despite being assured it is frequently … 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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REVIEW – Luzia – Cirque Du Soleil

I’ve been trying to figure out for the last week how to express my feelings on Cirque du Soleil’s most recent touring show, Luzia. How to do Luzia justice in words when it is such a visual and aural dessert. … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Disgraced – San Jose Stage

All you theater pieces providing a pleasant escape from the angry buzzing clutter of real life and a temporary break from discouraged, rage-engaged, politically charged Facebook feeds, take a step forward. Ah-ah-ah, NOT so fast Disgraced at San Jose Stage. … Continue reading

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