When I was in third grade, I really wanted to see the movie Blank Check
. My parents, on the other hand, weren’t so thrilled. Eventually, I convinced them to rent it for me and I loved it. As expected, they didn’t. Honestly, in my childhood mind, I didn’t understand why. But then I re-watched it this year and it all made total sense. Blank Check
is geared entirely to kids in every way imaginable with no logical reasoning built into the story whatsoever. And who remembers Blank Check
? No one.
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
ultimately makes the same mistake as ...!--more-->
The first Disney animated film to be based on a Marvel Comics' property, Big Hero 6 proves that you don't need a well-known superhero to produce a well-done superhero movie.
From the opening scene, sweeping across the grand fictional amalgam of a city, San Fransokyo, to the final fight, Big Hero 6 is a fun ride.
Hiro Hamada (voiced by Ryan Potter) is a 14-year-old genius. Since graduating high school, he's bored doing normal 14-year-old things. His older brother Tadashi (Daniel Henney) wants to keep him out of trouble and to do so, he introduces Hiro to his lab-mates at the San Fransokyo Institute of...!--more-->
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Known for his outrageous take on style and runway, Grant Whitaker once again graced the stage literally and figuratively for the 5th Annual Fashion Ball
, a fundraiser performed by Ballet of the Dolls at the historic Ritz Theatre.
Choreographed by the legendary Myron Johnson and styled by Grant Whitaker Style, this year’s theme “Dollnation” followed a troupe of dancers through diverse depictions of dolls — from voodoo to super galactic to clowns. It was an energetic mix of theatre, dance, and fashion.
Theatre Latté Da
is currently producing the play Our Town
at The Lab Theatre
in the North Loop. Originally written in 1983 by American playwright Thornton Wilder, local director Peter Rothstein has transformed this decades-old performance into a modern-day conversation on life, marriage, death, and the purpose of it all.
Originally written with limited use of props and the absence of music, Rothstein collaborated with brilliant music producer Denise Prosek...!--more-->