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Movie Review: The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The third and final installment of the film adaptation based on the novel “The Hobbit” by J. R. R. Tolkien. J.P. has his take on the Peter Jackson epic.

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Movie Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay– Part 1


The final chapter of “The Hunger Games” saga is now here. SIDEWALKS’ Lisa has her take on “Mockingjay – Part 1.”

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Special Feature: 2014 Napa Valley Film Festival

Napa Valley Film Festival

Films. Kevin Costner. Food. Shailene Woodley. Wine. Mike Myers. Filmmakers. Beautiful scenery. This is how you describe the festivities of a growing festival.

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Movie Review: Interstellar


Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, and Michael Caine lead the cast of this ambitious sci-fi odyssey. J.P.’s has his take on the film, directed by Christopher Nolan (“The Dark Knight” trilogy).

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Review: Laggies

Laggies (1)

Chloë Grace Moretz and Keira Knightley star in “Laggies,” a film directed by Lynn Shelton (“Humpday”) and written by Andrea Seigel (novel “The Kid Table”). SIDEWALKS’ Lisa has her take.

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Movie Review: Dracula Untold

Dracula Untold

Is this just another take on the “Dracula” story? J.P. saw the film and gives us his opinion on director Gary Shore’s “Dracula Untold.”

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Movie Review: The Equalizer


Based on the classic TV show, Denzel Washington takes on the title role as a mysterious man who takes matters in his own hands. J.P. has his take on the latest action-thriller.

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Stage Review: Motown: The Musical

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL First National Tour

The birth of Motown Records comes alive on stage with classic music and a lively stage show. Jeanne Powell has her review.

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Movie Review: Sin City: A Dame to Kill For


Almost a decade later, “Sin City” returns with a sequel. J.P. loved the original … does he love “A Dame to Kill For?”

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Review: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey – Legends

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey - Legends

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey is coming to a city near you. SIDEWALKS ENTERTAINMENT went to the granddaddy of circuses.

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Movie Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Cowabunga! Welcome back Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo and Donatello. J.P. gives his take on the latest incarnation.

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Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy


Marvel brings us their new group of heroes. J.P. gives us his take on the long-awaited “Guardians of the Galaxy.”

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Movie Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Dawn of the Planet of The Apes (1)

The apes are back! J.P. gives his take on the ongoing story of Apes leader Caesar (Andy Serkis) and his relationship with the human survivors.

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Review: SF Symphony’s Peter Grimes, Opus 33

San Francisco Symphony: Peter Grimes.

Jeanne Powell’s review “Peter Grimes,” part of The San Francisco Symphony’s centennial celebration of Benjamin Britten.

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Special Feature: Hillary Rodham Clinton’s New Book and Tour

Hillary Rodham Clinton

SIDEWALKS writer Jeanne Powell was invited to cover Secretary Clinton’s book tour for HARD CHOICES.

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Movie Review: Transformers: Age of Extinction

Transformers: Age of Extinction

The “Transformers” are back with a new human cast. Mark Wahlberg leads the charge, and diehard “Transformers” fan J.P. gives his take.

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