From now on, if ever I come across a statue of Venus, I will look at it differently.
Our picks for must-see performances and stages for each night of this year’s euro-scene, which features diverse acts from 10 different countries.
This play will bombard you with audio, visual, emotional input to question whether it is Roberto Zucco’ s background, upbringing, surroundings, desires, notion of evil or madness that drives him to take the lives of others.
The way Ice Cube’s son plays him in “Straight outta Compton” takes you back to a misspent youth listening to great rap and hip-hop. I would say he surpasses his father in his acting skills.
Here our all-things-celluloid columnist, who can identify with and is drawn to aspects of a gypsy lifestyle, gives us a review of one of his favorite TV series at the moment, Peaky Blinders, which depicts Irish Gypsies with some grit and nuance.
Our glocal film columnist today gives us insights into Oscar winner “Birdman,” which reappears in the Leipzig OmU movie circuit from time to time. “Peppered with black comedy,” it’s a quirky mix between a superhero movie and “indie-mainstream arts film.”