Bad Boy of the Organ: Cameron Carpenter in GIFs

Cameron Carpenter is the bad boy of the organ. His approach to the organ is smashing the stereotypes of organists and organ music while generating a level of acclaim, exposure, and controversy unprecedented for an organist. His repertoire – from … read more

REVIEW: A Most Wanted Man

It would be grand to say that A Most Wanted Man is a masterpiece. Adapting le Carré is a very difficult task; it’s nearly impossible to convey his plots and characters in two hours.… read more


The clever title says it all about Jeremy Seifert’s calculatingly funny and politically savvy take on Genetically Modified Organisms. Oh My God, indeed.… read more


Over twelve years of shooting and two and a half hours of film, Richard Linklater’s Boyhood gradually acquires the gravitas of an epic 19th century novel. Time passes in a manner similar to a masterpiece by Dickens or Tolstoy.… read more


EVENTIDEVOCES8 (DECCA) BLANC Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà (ANALEKTA) A TIME FOR US Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà (ANALEKTA) LE BOEUF SUR LA TOIT Alexandre Tharaud (DGG) MILOŠ ARANJUEZ Miloš Karadaglić (DGG) PLAY Jason Vieaux (AZICA) BEETHOVEN SONATAS Angela Hewitt (HYPERION) HOMEWARD … read more

5 of Opera’s Most Deadly Divas

The Top 5 of Opera’s Most Deadly Divas Murderous, salacious, backstabbing or vain each of these famous female opera characters have shown that there is no mercy to their wicked ways. Here is our choice for the top 5 all time most … read more

Doc of the Dead

Doc of the Dead Zombies seem to be everywhere these days—in a theatrical version of the ’68 classic Night of the Living Dead; on TV in the series The Walking Dead; in the sci-fi blockbuster … read more

Life Itself

Now, Roger Ebert is the subject of a documentary feature, Life Itself, directed by Steve James, whose Hoop Dreams is a contemporary doc classic, and co-produced by the legendary Martin Scorsese.… read more

Cabaret and The Philadelphia Story At the Shaw Festival

Two of the plays at Shaw’s Festival Theatre are also film classics. What makes Cabaret and The Philadelphia Story still work so successfully on stage—and why did the stories transfer so well to the screen?… read more

Obvious Child

For better or worse, Obvious Child is always going to be known as “that abortion comedy.” It’s certainly better than anonymity. … read more