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Movie Review: “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Extended Edition)” Blu-Ray

I have all of the “Bond” films, “Indiana Jones”, “Star Wars”, “Harry Potter”, “Lord of the Rings”, and now, I am proud to include the very first “Hobbit” film. Read on to hear my thoughts on the release of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” (Extended Edition). WARNING: Contains mild spoilers of new scenes.

Theater review: “All That Fall” starring Michael Gambon

If you were to know as little as I did about the play “All That Fall” prior to attending, you would likely be taken off guard by the highly intimate theater, the nearly-bare stage, the minimal props, the scripts-in-hand, and the web of microphones hanging from the ceiling. But make no mistake, the most bewildering aspects of the show are in its brilliant writing and expert acting, proving just how captivating such a no-frills production can be.

Television Review: “Run” Starring Katie Leung

“Run” is a four-part dramatic mini-series that aired in the UK this year and is now available for American audiences for free via Hulu. Focusing each episode on the life of one character, the four vignettes intertwine and connect, showing how one person’s decision can affect any random stranger. The timeline of the movie is a bit blurred, but it felt like it should be blurred, considering the different perspectives of the characters. Katie Leung (Cho Chang) is featured in the first two episodes of the mini-series.