Films of Families, Drugs and Conflicts Make For a Great Way to End Spring by Kevin M. Thomas

Film festival favorites are making a strong showing the second half of May. Truly one of the most delightful films from any festival, “Margarita, with a Straw” not only will be on DVD and VOD in June, but it will have a theatrical run starting May 20 at Los Angeles’ Arena Cinema, in San Francisco’s […] Click to read more »

Gerald McCullouch’s “Daddy” Has Impressive Attributes by Kevin M. Thomas

Accomplished stage and screen actor Gerald McCullouch makes an impressive directorial debut with the new movie “Daddy,” currently making the film festival circuit. The story at first glance seems to be one familiar to many of us as well as one that is comfortable for McCullouch as an actor to play: an older man develops […] Click to read more »

From a Large New York Stage to an Intimate San Francisco Venue, Megan Hilty is a Star on the Rise by Kevin M. Thomas

If you’re a fan of Broadway and show tunes, you know Megan Hilty. Her physical attributes have gotten her cast in shows playing Marilyn Monroe or Dolly Parton characters, but her great talent is what really has gotten her the most attention. She’s spending the weekend being bi–coastal. She performs at Lincoln Center on Friday, […] Click to read more »

“Buyer & Cellar” Shares Emotional Moments That Has Helped Him Prepare For His Debut This Weekend by Kevin M. Thomas

Clancy O’Connor is about to experience what every understudy dreams of: he gets to go on. O’Connor, who has been the only understudy for Michael Urie in the long running Off-Broadway hit “Buyer & Cellar,” has never had the chance to go on as Urie has been at every performance. But fortunately for O’Connor, he […] Click to read more »