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Artemisia makes ‘300: Rise of an Empire’ worth seeing

Does a movie from eight years ago really need a sequel? Was anyone clamoring to see more of the Spartans versus the Persians?


‘Son of God’ lacks imagination

Shortly before the release of Son of God, #HotJesus went viral on Twitter. The hashtag refers to Portuguese former model/actor/Brad Pitt lookalike Diogo Morgado, star of Son of God. Needless to say, Morgado is certainly a tall and attractive Jesus with his long locks and pearly white teeth. But he’s just about the only appealing thing about the movie from a cinematic perspective.


Irish Rovers coming to Keswick

For 50 years, the Irish Rovers have been cherished as international ambassadors of Irish music with three television series and 15 albums behind them, and just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, the Rovers are on the road with their Farewell to Rovin’ tour. They’ll be stopping one last time at the Keswick Theatre in Glenside on March 11 at 7:30 p.m.


‘Porgy and Bess’ comes to the Academy of Music

Danielle Lee Greaves relishes her role as Mariah in The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, which comes to the Academy of Music next week.


A new era of marriage — the empty nest phase

It’s well after midnight, and I was in the kitchen enjoying a private binge of frozen cake straight from the package. I’m was feeling out of control, fat and guilty. My husband stumbled in, looking a bit panicky.


The beat goes on

If you’re old enough to remember the mullets, the Zubaz pants, the Kiss costumes or the time that Nick Casciano went on stage dressed like a Hooters girl, you already know that The Heartbeats are synonymous with fun.


Greed might not be good, but it can be funny

Jordan Belfort is about as vile of a human being as they come. He’s an amoral, materialistic, greedy, drug-addicted criminal. He is not a guy you root for to win. Yet, he’s extremely fascinating.


Malvern theater’s ‘Cinderella’ has local ties

For local actor Tom Teti, worry and a little bit of “what if” preceded the work.


‘Anchorman 2’ not as great as the first

Viewers of the first Anchorman movie understand why Ron Burgundy is “kind of a big deal.”


Lucy’s fantastic four come to the Merriam

The foursome you’ve known and loved for years — Lucy, Ricky, Fred and Ethel — come to life again at the Merriam Theater Dec. 26-29.