An oft-misunderstood Japanese tradition gets a sympathetic closeup in Miyuki Sohara's "Hannari Geisha Modern," providing rare access to contemporary Kyoto geisha performers, or geiko.
Dodger Stadium is poised to become the third-oldest facility in baseball after a new Yankee Stadium opens next season -- no mean accomplishment for a city that's hardly older than the game itself…
Now entering its 10th year, the CineVegas Intl. Film Festival is still a newcomer to the festival circuit. But considering its provenance, a city in which the sounds of demolition form something of a…
In a way, Holly Hunter's path to film stardom was written by the Coen brothers, and, as such, it's a bit convoluted. It goes like this: Playwright Beth Henley gave the actress her first big break…
For anyone who found "Life is Beautiful's" attempt to wring slapstick humor out of death camps distasteful, "Swimming in Auschwitz" offers a welcome corrective.
Back in 1994, upstart hip-hop imprint Bad Boy Entertainment scored an early hit with rapper Craig Mack's single "Flava in Ya Ear," but it was the subsequent remix that truly turned heads.
"Dare Not Walk Alone" zeros in on a single, lesser-known chapter of the civil rights movement and its continuing aftershocks on a local community.
"I've written songs for so many years that it's basically become a bodily function. There's nothing glamorous about it whatsoever."
Water pollution is the subject of docu "Water," yet Exxon Valdez merits nary a mention. The culprit here, rather, is "spiritual" water pollution, a dubious notion defined by a procession of…
Only in Hollywood could recent Harvard grads be considered a disadvantaged group. But indeed, while such film school powerhouses as USC, UCLA, NYU and the U. of Texas have extensive alumni networks…
Ben Mittleman turns the camera on himself in advance of his open-heart surgery to make "Dying to Live."