A dramatic situation that should be wrenching is mostly tedious in "Reservation Road."
The message is all too clear in "Life Support," writer-director Nelson George's feature debut based on his HIV-positive sister, Andrea Williams. Subtext and subtlety have little place in this…
Peter Bart -- The Backlot
Norma (Dorothy Chandler Pavilion; 3201 seats; $ 125 top) L.A. Opera presents Vincenzo Bellini's two-act opera; libretto by Felice Romani, based on the play by Alexandre Soumet. Conductor, Placido…
As holiday confections go, this breezy sequel proves pleasant enough, assuming a reasonably high tolerance for saccharine in one's diet. Mixing broad comedy with fuzzy life lessons, pic offers enough…