Some misery you enjoy. Some comedy is just miserable.
Long about, oh, a few hours after midnight on New Year's, the Burning Question crew made a resolution.We felt strongly about it at the time--so much so that we carefully jotted the details in black ink. Apparently, in 2009, we plan to dedicate ourselves to the overthrow of Bhutan, which we will then ... More >>
The Hunchback gets a makeover
Under the stars, a disco-era Dream; unpleasant peasants mar murky Les Miz
WolfDance two-steps into Sundance Square
Followers of Cao Dai, a Vietnamese sect with frail tendrils in Dallas, say their time has come to spread the word. Just ask Victor Hugo.
In The Son's Room, a family falls apart and pulls together
Ozon's latest grapples with what happens when the people we love are no longer there
It is 6:07 p.m. John Albert Burks salutes the Oakland Raiders and says goodbye to his friends. Minutes later, he is a dead man. This year's 21st execution.
Les Miserables offers glowering and preening, simpering and pining
The Hunchback of Notre Dame offers a dangerous Disney innovation: authentic emotion