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Movie adaptations: Fraudulent or faithful?

Stardust (2007) – Claire Francis, desk editor Starring Charlie Cox (“Daredevil”), Claire Danes (“Romeo + Juliet,” “Homeland”) and the disembodied voice of Sir Ian McKellen, “Stardust” is “The Princess Bride” for the post-modern millennium: ludicrous, festooned with just-slightly-off CGI, witty yet heartfelt and based off a book of the same name (written by Neil Gaiman in the…

‘Silence! The Musical’ brings raucous fun to San Francisco

These days, it’s all about turning things into musicals – history (“Hamilton”), graphic novels (“Fun Home”) and even thrillers (“Silence! The Musical” – now playing at the Victoria Theatre in San Francisco). “Silence!” in particular spoon-feeds the audience two hours of unabashedly blunt “Silence of the Lambs” references and self-referential humor bordering on the crude,…