MOVIE: In the "they don't make them like that anymore" category, the legendary Shirley MacLaine gets to flex her amazing acting talents in the new film "The Last Word." Michelle F. Solomon has a review.
OPERA: It's hard to imagine why "Before Night Falls" hasn't acquired its legs yet. It has all the trappings of grand opera and Florida Grand Opera gives it more than its due. Steve Gladstone has the review.