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Carmen review: “opera as it should be”

in Opera/What's on

“If you donÔÇÖt usually go to the opera and want to give it a try, go and see Carmen in Leipzig [for] what ‘opera’ ÔÇô that peculiar mix of literature, theatre and music┬áÔÇô can and should accomplish. However, if youÔÇÖre an expert, whether or not you’ll appreciate the show will, as illustrated by the criticsÔÇÖ contradicting each other, depend on your personal taste.”

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Sacred Games: a “spider net” from India

in Culture / Entertainment/TV
Sacred Games is the new "spider net" by Netflix, capturing Indians and other international audiences. (Photo: public domain)
Sacred Games is the new "spider net" by Netflix, capturing Indians and other international audiences. (Photo: public domain)

Netflix is spreading its reach all over the world. The digital giant now enters the Indian market full-on with its first Indian original, the ensnaring thriller “Sacred Games.” Here’s an enthusiastic review from a Leipzig-based filmmaker.

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“Moonlight” a delicate, complex canvas

in Movies/Philosophies
Moonlight / ocean. Public domain photo.
Moonlight / ocean. Public domain photo.

It had been a while since I’d looked at a movie truly as a work of art – I did so with Moonlight.

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Designated surrogate for House of Cards?

in Reviews/TV
The U.S. Capitol being restored. Photo: public domain
The U.S. Capitol being restored. Photo: public domain

Who do you think blew up the Capitol in this series? I wish it had been Frank Underwood.

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