“Hail Caesar” is “Trumbo” as a Comedy

By Skip Sheffield (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Hail Caesar” is the Coen brothers comical answer to the ultra-serious “Trumbo.” Set in the early 1950s, “Hail Caesar” is a story-within-a-story that spoofs Hollywood of the fading golden era. The More...

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By Online Staff On Saturday, February 6th, 2016
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Weep Along With “The Choice”

By Skip Sheffield (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Nicholas Sparks has become a wealthy man writing weepy romances. “The More...

By Online Staff On Friday, February 5th, 2016
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The Artistic Challenge of “Reborning”

By Skip Sheffield (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Reborning” does not mean born again. The crux of Zayd Dohrn’s More...

By Online Staff On Thursday, February 4th, 2016
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Wacky, Irreverent “Book of Mormon” Charms at Broward Center

By Skip Sheffield (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); What a wacky, irreverent, dirty and ultimately wonderful musical “The More...

By Online Staff On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016
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“Fines Hours” No Masterpiece but a Stirring Tribute to US Coast Guard

By Skip Sheffield (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The U.S. Coast Guard is the oldest branch of American military service, More...

By Online Staff On Sunday, January 31st, 2016
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“Violet” a Lovely, Sad, Ultimately Hopeful Musical

By Skip Sheffield (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Violet” is a sad and lovely musical presented through Feb. 7 in More...

By Online Staff On Saturday, January 30th, 2016
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A Marriage Reaches the Final Stretch

By Skip Sheffield (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Marriage is not for the faint of heart. You start off with all the best More...

By Online Staff On Friday, January 22nd, 2016
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An Excellent Production of “South Pacific” at Wick Theatre

“South Pacific” has been part of my DNA since age 9, when we first saw it at Coconut Grove Playhouse with Betsy Palmer as Nellie Forbush. The production of the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic runs through More...

By Online Staff On Thursday, January 21st, 2016
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A Weird, Wonderful “Anomalisa”

By Skip Sheffield (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); What a weird and wonderful stop-action puppet-animated film “Anomalisa” More...

By Online Staff On Saturday, January 16th, 2016
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Silly, Funny “Ride Along 2”

By Skip Sheffield (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Silly, silly, silly but funny, funny, funny; that’s the word on “Ride More...