Tag Archives: Entertainer

The Guest (2015) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A piper comes to the village

On one day during my miserable graduate school years, one of the seniors in my advisor professor’s biology laboratory told me about his personal aversion to rodents. As a guy who grew up in a farming village, he had vivid … Continue reading

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Beyond the Lights (2014) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A Star is Reborn

“Beyond the Lights” gave me two things to remember. First, while reminding me again of my serious lack of knowledge on pop songs, it enlightened me a bit on Nina Simone, an African American singer I was not so familiar … Continue reading

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Behind the Candelabra (2013) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Behind his sparkling showmanship

“Behind the Candelabra” is as dazzlingly entertaining as its flamboyant entertainer hero who ironically hid himself through the bold, colorful, and sparkling presentation of his personality on the stage. When we see one of Liberace’s stage performances full of glamour … Continue reading

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