Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: A Studio Mogul’s Career, Life and Influence Seems Endless (and Endlessly Impressive) in Laddie


Alan Ladd Jr. was born into show business, as a certain percentage of those who work in the film industry are. They use their familial connections to work their way […]

Steve Prokopy /
Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind Is the Actor’s Story From Those Who Knew Her

Natalie Wood

Not unlike actresses Marilyn Monroe and Sharon Tate, the career of Natalie Wood is too often reduced to the mysterious circumstances surrounding her death at the age of 43. But […]

Steve Prokopy /
Review, Stages, Theater

Review: Fresh Talent and Palpable Energy Deliver a Can’t Miss West Side Story

West Side Story

At a typical (however one defines that) performance at Lyric Opera of Chicago, the accompanying program includes in each cast and crew bio the professional’s previous Lyric credits. The asterisks […]

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