When Sulley Met Mike: Monsters University

Posted March 8th, 2013 by Allison in Entertainment, Movies

  Monsters Inc. has long been a favorite in our house – in fact, it was a favorite before we had kids. In case this isn’t one of the kids’ films you’ve committed to memory, here’s the quick version of Monsters Inc.: in the city of Monsteropolis, power is generated […]

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Metamorphoses: Fabulous Arena Stage Production

Posted February 28th, 2013 by Sandie in Around Town, Entertainment, Theater

My husband and I spent Valentine’s Day evening at the press performance of “Metamorphoses” Arena Stage. He was so moved that he once again asked to write the review. –Sandie ————————– With her revival of “Metamorphoses,” now playing at Arena Stage, playwright Mary Zimmerman once again explores the nature of […]

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Watching the Oscars in DC

Posted February 22nd, 2013 by Jessica McFadden in Entertainment, Movies

I have watched the Oscars live, from start to finish, since I was a young elementary school student. I think it was 1987, after I was deemed old enough to see (or sneak) “Broadcast News,” “Moonstruck” and “Empire of the Sun,” that I became passionate about quality films and the […]

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What They’re Watching: My Kids Pick Favorite New DVDs

Posted January 25th, 2013 by Sandie in DVD, Entertainment, Movies

My kids are ridiculously lucky when it comes to entertainment. It’s not that we’re one-percenters who can afford to hire popstars and professional athletes to do meet-and-greets at their birthday parties, but thanks to my job as a movie critic, I have an impressive DVD collection. But just because we […]

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Celebrity Crush: Jennifer Hudson

Posted January 18th, 2013 by Jessica McFadden in Celeb Crush, Entertainment

The endless legs, the tiny waist, the chiseled face…and well, of course, the powerful, emotional voice and acting chops, too. No one who has heard her sing on American Idol or act in Dreamgirls can deny that Jennifer Hudson is in possession of enormous talent. However, it was Hudson’s ability […]

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