Kurt Gardner is an artist, marketer and lifetime devotee of films, especially those in the cult, independent, drive-in and just plain weird genres. His regular musings can be read at Weird Movie Village.
The interrogation of Lee Harvey Oswald is dramatized in a compelling production at the Write Act Repertory in Hollywood.
A retrospective of Christmas-themed horror films and TV shows from the past 30 years as witnessed by a holiday burnout.
Williams' controversial screenplay is transferred to the stage in a fine production at the Lillian Theatre in Hollywood.
Strindberg's 1888 work is tough going in a new production at the Stella Adler.
This reinterpretation of Tarantino's film as a Shakespearean tragedy is fascinating and works hilariously well.
The film adaptation of Harper Lee's classic novel is brought lovingly to the stage in this Actors Co-Op production.
Ryan Gosling stars as an enigmatic driver in Nicolas Winding Refn's unusual, original take on the action genre.
This attempt at restaging the classic revue is torpedoed by technical problems, miscasting and an unnecessary backstory.
Dominic Cooper is riveting in a dual role as Uday Hussein and the Iraqi army lieutenant forced to become his body double.
Bert V. Royal's spin on the Peanuts characters is revived in an energetic, entertaining production.