Posts Tagged ‘TEEN’

ToDo ToDay: Water by the Spoonful, Ex Hex, and Chelsea Handler

At the center of Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Water by the Spoonful sits Elliot, an Iraq combat veteran struggling to acclimate to life back at home in Philadelphia while working as a Subway sandwich artist. His emotional challenges collide with a group of drug addicts leaning on each other for support in an online chat room. As the [...]

ToDo ToDay: Oscar-Nominated Shorts! Restaurant Week!

This year’s Oscar-nominated live action shorts, which show through next week at E Street Cinema, fall into two basic categories: the weepy, inspiring tales the Academy loves to reward, like Buzkashi Boys (shown above), and the new, inventive shorts that might engage different audiences.  The screening’s centerpiece, Curfew, concerns young people seeking purpose in Manhattan and [...]