Anita Katz

‘Rumble’ showcases Native Americans’ gifts to pop

Ignored for decades, the contributions of Native Americans to popular music inspire…

Fall 2017 Arts Preview: Museums and Galleries

Museums showcase brilliant works of art spanning cultures and centuries. OPENING Jewish…

‘After Love’ a powerful look at the end of a marriage

“After Love,” directed and cowritten by Belgian filmmaker Joachim Lafosse, is an…

‘Fencer’ a feel-good sports story in 1950s Estonia

Set in the early 1950s in Soviet-occupied Estonia, “The Fencer” fictionalizes the…

Big BiP murals bloom around town

“Figurine,” a huge mural of human-like golden flowers painted on the outside…

‘Dave Made a Maze’: Wacky fun with cardboard

“Dave Made a Maze,” from first-time feature filmmaker Bill Watterson, is a…

‘Ingrid Goes West’ skewers social media mania

A young social-media addict stalks and lies her way into the life…

‘Only Living Boy’ is no ‘Graduate’

“The Only Living Boy in New York” is a coming-of-age comedy in…

‘Brigsby’ an indie charmer about a guy and his obsession

Extreme fandom produces both comfort and calamity in “Brigsby Bear,” a comedy…

Warm, funny female bonding in ‘The Midwife’

Decades after one caused heartbreak for the other, two women of opposite…

‘Dunkirk’ a thrilling WWII flick

“Dunkirk” dramatizes the pivotal evacuation in 1940 of more than 330,000 Allied…

‘Harold and Lillian’ a delightful Hollywood love story

A joy ride for movie lovers, “Harold and Lillian” profiles Harold Michelson…

‘Moscow Never Sleeps’ offers rare views of Russia’s capital

Romantic, restless and weary Russians experience extraordinary encounters and personal breakthroughs in…

An elephant and architect hit the road in ‘Pop Aye’

“Pop Aye,” the feature debut of writer-director Kirsten Tan, is a conventionally…

German thriller ‘13 Minutes’ suffers from wrong focus

Georg Elser was a carpenter who built furniture, not bombs, but he…

‘Degas’ at Legion of Honor reveals dynamic impressionist millinery scene

“Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade” at the Legion of Honor…

Asian Art Museum grooves with ‘Flower Power’

Embracing the flower as a hippie-era symbol of love and peace, “Flower…

‘Big Sick’ a funny and deep cross-cultural romantic comedy

A romantic comedy that works best when forgetting it’s a romantic comedy,…

Seeing Munch beyond ‘The Scream’

Edvard Munch receives fresh consideration in a world-premiere exhibition that covers the…

Acting buoys folk artist Maud Lewis biopic

“Maudie” profiles Maud Lewis, who experienced poverty, physical deformity and domestic woes…