Jana J. Monji


Stories by Jana J. Monji

Building on Success

‘A LEGO Brickumentary’ focuses on some of the new directions the popular toy has gone over the decades

Author Jana J. Monji Date 07/30/2015
The Show Goes On

‘Live From New York!’ takes a hard look at 40 years of ‘SNL’

Author Jana J. Monji Date 06/12/2015
Life, Love and Saying Goodbye

‘I’ll See You in My Dreams’ and ‘The Farewell Party’ offer different takes on end-of-life issues

Author Jana J. Monji Date 06/12/2015
Up, Out, Over

Oscar-nominated ‘Last Days of Vietnam’ airs on the day the war ended 40 years ago

Author Jana J. Monji Date 04/30/2015
Harvesting Peace

Multi-layered ‘Tangerines’ offers a nuanced portrait of war in the field

Author Jana J. Monji Date 04/23/2015
Dogs Rule

‘White God,’ a cross between ‘Lassie’ and ‘Spartacus,’ tackles the rising tide of racism in Europe

Author Jana J. Monji Date 04/09/2015
A Stop on the Way

The Huntington formally opens the $68-million Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center Saturday

Author Jana J. Monji Date 04/02/2015
Having a Royal Ball

Disney’s live-action ‘Cinderella’ runs a little long but more than delivers on costumes, set designs and storyline

Author Jana J. Monji Date 03/13/2015
'Gett' a New Life

Film sheds light on the difficulty Jewish women face in obtaining divorces

Author Jana J. Monji Date 02/26/2015
Short Bursts

Collection of brief Oscar-nominated foreign films to screen at Laemmle Playhouse 7

Author Jana J. Monji Date 02/12/2015
Hearts of the Community

Area hospitals offer the latest medical advances and outreach services to keep area residents healthy and happy

Author Jana J. Monji Date 01/22/2015
Just Right Care

When the problem is too big for a doctor visit and too small for the emergency room, check out one of Pasadena’s excellent urgent care facilities

Author Jana J. Monji Date 01/22/2015
Winnie and Willie

Brooke Adams and Tony Shalhoub bring a unique dynamic to Beckett’s ‘Happy Days’

Author Jana J. Monji Date 10/10/2014
Homegrown Fun

Pasadena plays a major role in ‘Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day’

Author Jana J. Monji Date 10/10/2014
Adventures in Motion

’Kiss Me Kate,’ Cirque Zuma Zuma and the Autumn Grand Ball fill out Pasadena’s fall dance lineup

Author Jana J. Monji Date 09/04/2014