Mac Rogers reimagines Karel Čapek’s sci-fi classic in this thrilling steampunk production by Quantum Dragon. Continue reading Mechanical Animals: ‘Universal Robots’ West Coast premiere by Quantum Dragon
This would-be satire of White progressivism soon devolves into a poor treatise on the evils of fascism. Continue reading ‘In Braunau’ is Out of Ideas: World Premiere (Sandbox) production by SF Playhouse
Black Panther isn’t a hero “who happens to be Black,” rather Black identity is central and crucial to the story of his fantastic first MCU solo film. Continue reading I saw ‘Black Panther’ last night and My Life is Better for it (My Non-Spoiler Review)
Jedis, jungles, fish-man junk, & James Franco.
All but the last made for a great day at the multiplex. Continue reading X-mas Day Quadruple-Feature: ‘The Last Jedi’; ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’; ‘The Shape of Water’; ‘The Disaster Artist’
The abundant flaws of Hellman’s script are made all the more apparent in Berkeley Rep’s production. Continue reading Like ‘Watch’-ing Paint Dry: ‘Watch on the Rhine’ at Berkeley Rep
Clean living and technological harmony collide in a not-quite-perfect script from Christopher Chen. Continue reading Early Harvest: ‘A Tale of Autumn’ world premiere by Crowded Fire