Exodus: Gods and Kings

Exodus Gods and Kings — film review

Christian Bale stars as Moses in Ridley Scott’s Biblical epic

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Graceland Exhibition Opens With Elvis At The O2...LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: A Jump Suit which was worn by Elvis Presley is displayed during a press call at the 'Elvis at the O2, The Exhibition of His Life' on December 11, 2014 in London, England. The exhibition is the largest ever retrospective ever to take place in Europe, and features over 300 artefacts from the Presley family's Graceland Archives. The show runs at the O2 Arena from 12 December to 31 August, 2015. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) ©Getty
‘Elvis at the O2’ features a curious mixture of the banal and the resplendent, and is none the worse for that
A woman looks at the Parthenon Marbles, a collection of stone objects, inscriptions and sculptures, also known as the Elgin Marbles, on show at the British Museum in London October 16, 2014. Hollywood actor George Clooney's new wife, human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Clooney, made an impassioned plea on for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens, in what Greeks hope may inject new energy into their national campaign. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT POLITICS SOCIETY) ©Reuters
The otherwise worthy journey of Ilissos to Russia would not merit any further comment were the statue not part of the most controversial group of art works of our time
Big Eyes

Big Eyes — film review

Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz star in Tim Burton’s true-life tale of an artist and her svengali


Unbroken — film review

Angelina Jolie tells the story of a US Olympian who fell into enemy hands

'La Naïade et Le Pêcheur' by Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
©Yi-Chun Wu

The Trocks, Joyce Theater, New York

The troupe parody all ballet’s tropes — and dance beautifully too

Paul Lewis
©Jack Liebeck

Paul Lewis and friends, Wigmore Hall, London

The British pianist perfomed works from ‘old Vienna’

‘The Shoemaker’s Holiday’ with, from left, Joel McCormack, David Troughton and Michael Hodgson
©Alastair Muir

The Shoemaker’s Holiday, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK — review

A patchy revival of Thomas Dekker’s 1599 comedy

The operatic version of ‘The Long Christmas Dinner’
©Jito Lee

The Long Christmas Dinner, Alice Tully Hall, New York — review

An unexpectedly successful double-header concocted by Leon Botstein

Alex Waldmann and Rebecca Collingwood in ‘Widowers’ Houses’
©Richard Hubert Smith

Widowers’ Houses, Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond-upon-Thames, UK — review

Shaw’s early comedy about slum landlords still resonates

The Hilliard Ensemble
©Marco Borggreve

Hilliard Ensemble Farewell Concert, Wigmore Hall, London — review

A dignified final concert from the vocal quartet

From left, Chiara Skerath, Stéphane Degout and Sabine Devieilhe in 'La Chauve-Souris'
©Pierre Grosbois

La Chauve-Souris, Opéra Comique, Paris — review

This new French version of ‘Die Fledermaus’ is a vulgar travesty