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Theater Review (LA): ‘Evil Dead The Musical’ Sings Like a Chainsaw

The 1980s are cool again, as evidenced by the popularity of 'Stranger Things.' Something from the 1980s even stranger than 'Stranger Things' was the 'Evil Dead' trilogy. The films starring Bruce Campbell as Ash set the bar for campy horror. Can something be stranger yet? Yes: 'Evil Dead The Musical.'

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Interview with Alexandra Weinbaum, author of ‘Careful Old Letters: A Jewish Family’s Story’

Q&A with Alexandra Weinbaum, who wrote her very moving book, 'Careful Old Letters,' after discovering a box of old family letters sent from the WWII ghettos in Europe. In Weinbaum's book, voices silenced in the Holocaust come to life.

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The Arty Horrors of ‘The Witch’

Robert Eggers’ “New England folktale” The Witch is the most highly regarded horror film in years. It is so highly regarded that some critics who dismiss horror as mere shock and exploitation place The Witch outside the genre due to its thought-provoking artfulness. Ironically, on the opposite end of the spectrum, some horror fanatics, red of tooth and claw, also dispute the film’s horror bona fides, seeing its slow-burn moody virtues as pretentious and dull.

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