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Arts & Entertainment

Music, performing arts, painting and more.

Newcastle Place to sponsor Fan Appreciation Night at Lakeshore Chinooks game

Newcastle Place residents to throw out first pitch, sing national anthem
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.
Disney's Bears: Funny, Fascinating and Rated G

Disney's Bears: Funny, Fascinating and Rated G

"Bears," in theaters April 18, combines beautiful footage with a style and story accessible to children, making it a success for the whole family.
'Heaven is for Real' in Theaters Now

'Heaven is for Real' in Theaters Now

Get ready to see the real-life story about a boy who says he went to Heaven. Sponsored by Sony.
'Rio 2' TRAILER/REVIEW: This Superior Sequel Soars

'Rio 2' TRAILER/REVIEW: This Superior Sequel Soars

'Rio 2' opens in movie theaters this weekend.
TRAILER + REVIEW: 'Captain America' Oh Beautiful!

TRAILER + REVIEW: 'Captain America' Oh Beautiful!

Film debuts in theaters this weekend; rated PG-13.
'Bad Words' Offers 'Cinematic Catharsis,' Plus an Interview with Jason Bateman

'Bad Words' Offers 'Cinematic Catharsis,' Plus an Interview with Jason Bateman

Leslie Combemale aka Cinema Siren gives the film 3 out of 5 stars.
TRAILER + REVIEW: In 'Noah,' Aronofsky Builds a Vessel of Fearless Filmmaking

TRAILER + REVIEW: In 'Noah,' Aronofsky Builds a Vessel of Fearless Filmmaking

Leslie Combemale aka Cinema Siren gives the film 3.5 out of 5 stars.
VIDEOS + REVIEW: 'Muppets Most Wanted' Is Furry Fun

VIDEOS + REVIEW: 'Muppets Most Wanted' Is Furry Fun

The Muppets are back! Cinema Siren gives the film 3.5 out of 5 stars.
TRAILER + REVIEW: Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

TRAILER + REVIEW: Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

Cinema Siren gives the film five stars.
TRAILER + REVIEW: 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' Best in Show or In the Dog House?

TRAILER + REVIEW: 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' Best in Show or In the Dog House?

The new 3D animated release feels like both lots of fun and a big disappointment, right in the same 92 minutes.
2014 Oscars Predictions and 10 Things You Might Not Know About Them

2014 Oscars Predictions and 10 Things You Might Not Know About Them

Cinema Siren makes predictions about the Oscars; the awards program airs Sunday night at 7 p.m. on ABC, hosted by Ellen Degeneres.
VIDEO/REVIEW: 'Pompeii' — Lava Is Coming

VIDEO/REVIEW: 'Pompeii' — Lava Is Coming

Watch the trailer and interviews by Leslie Combemale, with the director Paul W.S. Anderson and star Kit Harington from HBO's 'Game of Thrones.'
A Hollywood Valentine: Lifelong Hollywood Couples and Their Classic Movies

A Hollywood Valentine: Lifelong Hollywood Couples and Their Classic Movies

Cinema Siren looks at some of Hollywood's love matches.
Patch Movie Review: LEGO is Hilarious, Absolute Delight

Patch Movie Review: LEGO is Hilarious, Absolute Delight

Leslie Combemale loved this movie.
The Real-Life Heroics Behind George Clooney’s

The Real-Life Heroics Behind George Clooney’s "Monuments Men" [SPONSORED]

The biggest treasure hunt in history finally makes its way to theaters.
Response to Big, Gay, Grammy Wedding is Mixed

Response to Big, Gay, Grammy Wedding is Mixed

The 2014 Grammy Awards celebrated gay marriage with a mass wedding officiated by Queen Latifah. A big moment for advocates of marriage equality, but not everyone is happy.
Music at the Movies: Top 10 Must-Have Film Scores of 2013

Music at the Movies: Top 10 Must-Have Film Scores of 2013

2013 was a stellar year for great movies—and for awesome film scores.
Cinema Siren's 2014 Oscar Predictions

Cinema Siren's 2014 Oscar Predictions

Here's who Cinema Siren thinks will take home a gold statue on March 2.