The Boiling Point

Hebrew letters on L.A. walls bring color to street scenes

Hebrew letters on L.A. walls bring color to street scenes

September 16, 2015

What does a medieval illuminated manuscript have to do with modern street art?

‘Insurgent’ a ho-hum run through Hollywood’s best green

‘Insurgent’ a ho-hum run through Hollywood’s best green

May 4, 2015

Shailene Woodley, playing a woman on the run, looks the leader of the government in the eye, runs at her, crashes through a glass window and suddenly th...

Unity meets competition as girls’ choirs sing at YULA

Unity meets competition as girls’ choirs sing at YULA

May 3, 2015

In an emotional performance that broke new ground for the group, the Lady Choirhawks took second place at the second annual “Neima: Sing It Forward”...

No stage?  No problem:  Drama invites audience to be flies on the wall at ‘Bart’s Birthday Bash’

No stage? No problem: Drama invites audience to be flies on the wall at ‘Bart’s Birthday Bash’

March 22, 2015

Traditional theaters, it seems, are too mainstream for Shalhevet Drama. In lieu of renting out a theater space as it did last fall for its mainstage production of 'Biloxi Blues,' the department will present its annual student-written One-Acts inside a private home in Beverly Hills.

Exodus movie echoes Prince of Egypt, not Bible

Exodus movie echoes Prince of Egypt, not Bible

February 25, 2015

By Mati Hurwtiz, Sports Editor The new film Exodus: Gods and Kings, starring Christian Bale, begins with Prince Ramses and his brother, Moses, returni...

Actors bring complexity to comedy in ‘Biloxi Blues’

Actors bring complexity to comedy in ‘Biloxi Blues’

January 8, 2015

In the dead of the night, a group of soldiers gazes mournfully at their comrade who is soon to be punished after being caught engaging in homosexual acts...

‘Boxtrolls’  is an existential fantasy, set in clay

‘Boxtrolls’ is an existential fantasy, set in clay

December 2, 2014

The BoxTrolls is a 3D stop-motion film directed by Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi. Set in -- and under-- the fictional town of Cheesebridge, a town...

‘Boxtrolls’  is an existential fantasy, set in clay

‘Boxtrolls’ is an existential fantasy, set in clay

November 23, 2014

By Eitan Schramm, 11th grade The BoxTrolls is a 3D stop-motion film directed by Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi. Set in -- and under-- the ficti...

Hollywood at LACMA: When clothes are so much more than clothes

Hollywood at LACMA: When clothes are so much more than clothes

November 13, 2014

By Goldie Fields, Executive Editor Anyone who loves fashion, movies or the glamour and glitz of Hollywood will appreciate Hollywood Costume, an exciting...

Love your body?  Fashion show in Brentwood Sunday will say you should

Love your body? Fashion show in Brentwood Sunday will say you should

November 1, 2014

“A woman should be able to look great any size she is,” said Ms. Karen Halaszi, who owns the Karen Michelle Boutique on Robertson Boulevard. That’s...

SUMMER OF WAR: Hollywood, too, was divided

SUMMER OF WAR: Hollywood, too, was divided

September 18, 2014

Just as the war in Gaza had a polarizing effect on the world at large, so did it divide Hollywood.  While some celebritiestweeted solidarity with the pli...