Category: Entertainment

Movie Review: ‘The Past,’ Rated PG–13

By Joan Ellis “The Past” is a good story beautifully told. It is a film for people who have enough life experience and patience to watch a family drama unfold...

January 24, 2014 | comments

It’s Academic in NJ Rep’s ‘Admit One’

By Philip Dorian It’s all too common for inept directors and/or actors to turn a really good play into a disappointing theater experience. Think about some of the Shakespeare you’ve...

January 24, 2014 | comments

Remembering the Big Man

By Chris Spiewak It was an eerie feeling walking up onto the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach this past Saturday night, nearly 60 degrees in early January, with light rain...

January 17, 2014 | comments

Skywatch for Jan. 17-24

By Flo Higgins If you were born on Jan. 17 – 20 you are officially a Capricorn, but anyone born on the cusp of the signs tends to pick up...

January 17, 2014 | comments

‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

By Joan Ellis Don’t ever ask the Coen brothers about the particulars of one of their movies. All of them are filled with dangling details – small sights, conversations and...

January 17, 2014 | comments

Stone Church to Present ‘Night Mother’

NAVESINK – The Stone Church Players will present its production of “Night Mother” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21-22 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at the 202...

January 17, 2014 | comments

Movie Review: ‘Liv and Ingmar,’ Rated R

By Joan Ellis “Liv and Ingmar” is a memoir drawn from an unimaginably rich trove of archival footage of Liv Ullmann and Ingmar Bergman. Narrated with characteristic candor by Ullmann...

January 10, 2014 | comments

A Frosty January? Thaw Out at the Theater

  By Philip Dorian The area’s theatrical pickings are slim in January, but a small variety of offerings could be choice. They include something old at Two River Theater, something...

January 10, 2014 | comments

Skywatch for the Week of Jan. 10 – 17

By Flo Higgins Anyone born this week is a combination of the planets Saturn and Uranus. They are born on the cusp of Capricorn and Aquarius so they must learn...

January 10, 2014 | comments

Print Exhibition at Second Story Gallery

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The Second Story Art Gallery is holding The Fine Print Exhibition with an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at 78 First Ave....

January 10, 2014 | comments

Le Cheval Deluxe

By Linda McK.Stewart If you were sure that in your next life you would return as a horse, wouldn’t you do all you could, while you could, to improve the...

January 3, 2014 | comments

Skywatch For The Week Of January 3-10, 2014

By Flo Higgins   Capricorn is certainly one of the most responsible signs of the Zodiac. This Saturn-ruled sign looks at life through power-rimmed glasses. So this 10th sign of...

January 3, 2014 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘The Wolf Of Wall Street’

By Joan Ellis   From first scene to last, “The Wolf of Wall Street” is a movie about dishonesty, irresponsibility, cruelty, betrayal, misogyny, narcissism and greed. It is also about...

January 3, 2014 | comments

Skywatch For The Week Of December 20-27, 2013

By Flo Higgins Happy birthday, Capri­corn! With Saturn, the planet of discipline and responsibility as the ruler of Capricorn, you can be sure anyone born this week is a serious...

December 20, 2013 | comments

Museum Highlights Agriculture in Monmouth County 1600 – 2013 

FREEHOLD – Mon­mouth County Histori­cal Association’s new­est exhibition, “Farm: Agri­culture in Monmouth County 1660 – 2013,” explores and celebrates Monmouth County’s vibrant agricultural past, present and future.   The history of...

December 20, 2013 | comments

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