Reviews

‘Power’ Season 4 Review: ‘Fast & Furious’ Sung Kang Brings More Pedal To Metal

Premiering on June 25 on Starz, the fourth season of Power is a sobering tale of truth and interconnected consequences. Intoxicated simultaneously by new castmembers and higher stakes than before, the Courtney Kemp-created series...

‘1984’ Broadway Review: Big Brother Is Back and He’s Out to Shock Us Senseless

George Orwell’s “1984” returned to the best-seller lists earlier this year on the eve of Donald Trump’s inauguration as president of the United States. But Robert Icke and Duncan MacMillan’s new stage adaptation, first staged in...

‘The Beguiled’ Review: Sofia Coppola, Nicole Kidman Deliver a Southern Gothic Hoot

There’s a moment about an hour into Sofia Coppola’s “The Beguiled” when you just know that things are about to get lurid. Until then, her version of the book that also produced a 1971 potboiler starring Clint Eastwood has been...

OnePlus 5 vs LG G6: quick look

We pit the all-new OnePlus flagship against the latest and greatest from LG in this quick look at the OnePlus 5 vs LG G6!

Blending camp, cults, cameos & cannibals, ‘The Bad Batch’ not all bad

Sometimes darkly funny, the dystopian adventure eventually falls apart due to self-indulgence and excess running time.

Chicago delivers a satisfying career retrospective but pulls a political punch

A few songs into its set Wednesday night at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, the band Chicago, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary on its current tour, played “Dialogue (Part I and II)." The song, which dates from 1972,...

Best Apple TV apps for streaming soccer

Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world — there are soccer fans everywhere. With all of this popularity comes a ton of potential leagues and tournaments to watch. If you’re a big fan, you’ll be glad to know there...

The highly anticipated Vicia is already a great restaurant and poised for more

There are any number of ways to enjoy Vicia, Michael and Tara Gallina’s greatly anticipated restaurant nestled in the Central West End’s Cortex Innovation Community — any number of dishes shared between a couple or spread among...

'Obit' is a compelling look at the craft of newspaper obituary writing

Most journalists stifle a laugh when we hear somebody denounce a newspaper as a product of organized conspiracy.

‘Seeing You’ Theater Review: Experience WWII Hoboken With Blood and Dance

In “Seeing You,” the latest immersive theatrical experience from “Sleep No More” impresario Randy Weiner, audiences plunge themselves into Hoboken, New Jersey, on the eve of World War II — by way of a former meat market beneath...

A $400 Smart Tea Machine Gave This Brit an Existential Crisis

When Americans are trying to rib me for being British, they tend to go for at least one of three jokes. They act like I love or have an intimate knowledge of the royal family, which I don’t; they mention terrible British food,...

Time tracking is made painless and easy with Timing 2 app [Review]

I recently switched back to freelancing full-time, and whilst I am lucky enough to have clients who don’t ask for precise hourly breakdowns, I have always been intrigued to know how much time I was spending on work tasks,...

‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ Review: Michael Bay’s Latest Hot Mess Is Only Slightly Less Messy

There are a few action sequences of shocking coherence in “Transformers: The Last Knight,” the fifth of Michael Bay’s clang-clang-clang-went-the-robot adventures, but fear not, fans of the franchise: if you’re here for the...

‘Transformers The Last Knight’ Review: Michael Bay’s Heavy Metal Brigade Is Bigger & Louder Than Ever

Wednesday is the first official day of summer, which means it is time for more Transformers — just what you have been asking for, right? It actually has been three years since the fourth installment of the Paramount/Hasbro/...

‘Annabelle: Creation’ Review: Horror’s Bad Doll Gets a Sinister-Stuffed Origin Story

While one horror franchise falters (sorry, Dark Universe), another burnishes its rep in “Annabelle: Creation,” the enjoyable prequel/shriek-quel to the doll movie (“Annabelle”) that was spun from James Wan’s smash “The Conjuring...