Bizarre plot luring, campy

REVIEW: Netflix premieres beloved book series adaptation

The beloved children’s book series “A Series of Unfortunate Events” by Lemony Snicket may have finally gained a worthy adaptation. The Netflix original is led by author Daniel Handler, who is currently serving as both executive producer and writer for the series. The story follows the tragic lives of the Baudelaire children, Violet, Klaus and […]

Disney’s ‘Moana’ proves joyful

REVIEW: Adventurous tale, unique, refreshing

Moana is not a typical Disney princess, and that’s where “Moana” succeeds. Directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, who also helmed Disney classics such as “Hercules” and “Aladdin,” “Moana” tells the story of a young girl voiced by newcomer Auli’i Cravalho. The daughter of the chieftain of an island in the South Pacific, Moana […]

SAM captures stylistic genius

REVIEW: Yves Saint Laurent: gallery explores his artistry, life story

Yves Saint Laurent was more than just a famous French fashion designer — his reputation as a trendsetter and creative genius has been carefully crafted for decades. Running through Jan. 8, the Seattle Art Museum’s featured exhibit, entitled “Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style” explores the life and iconic style of the late designer. […]