Barry Jenkins uses James Baldwin’s classic novel to create one of the best films of 2018.
Shotgun’s latest falls flat with a deafening roar of self-important, casually racist “satire”.
Angie Thomas’ best-selling novel becomes a hypocritical melodrama that exploits BlackLivesMatter.
Awkward tonal shifts and a jagged narrative sink this winner of the 2015 Pulitzer.
Shotgun hosts the West Coast premiere of James Ijames’ scathing satire of White privilege in art.
An all-Asian cast empowers this hilarious satire of White privilege theatrical dramas. Only one fatal flaws keeps it from perfection.
This would-be satire of White progressivism soon devolves into a poor treatise on the evils of fascism.
Bitter Pill Double-Feature: ‘The Effect’ at SF Playhouse and ‘Eureka Day’ world premiere at Aurora Theatre
The idea of “better living through chemistry” results in an imperfect SF Playhouse show and an excellent Aurora show.
KML’s first-ever Pride show masterfully lampoons everything from hompophobic tech bros & Gay dating sites to str8 actors being awarded for playing LGBTQ+ characters.
Berkeley Rep veteran Julia Cho returns with a school shooting drama that’s both impotent and exploitative.