Ed Rampell: iFoote’s stage adaptation got two things right: It is a stage play featuring big Tinseltown names, as well as a work derived from another medium that it has bounced back and forth from.
Ed Rampell: One of the great things about theatre in our town is that because of L.A.’s bottomless talent pool ticket buyers often have the opportunity to see silver screen stars perform live and in person. Such is the case with Boston Court’s revival of Nobel Prize winner Samuel Beckett’s bleak Happy Days, featuring Brooke Adams and Tony Shaloub.
Ed Rampell: This is an informative, good fun nonfiction film about the history of one of the 20th century USA’s most influential magazines, and one of those editors who has had a lasting impact on and made an indelible imprint upon American letters.
Ed Rampell: From Heidi to Hollywood, Charlie Chaplin to Jean-Luc Godard to H.R. Giger, James Bond to the Pink Panther to Bollywood to the TV reality series The Bachelor and beyond, Swiss Cinema and television has a rich heritage.