Though comparatively rough-hewn, "2nd Verse: The Rebirth of Poetry" is an inspirational crowdpleaser in the mode of docs like "Spellbound" and "Mad Hot Ballroom," similarly tracing precociously…
A once-controversial, now forgotten hero of the early AIDS era gets his belated due in "Sex Positive." Hedonism in the New York City gay population's pre-AIDS 1970s, the disease's devastating impact…
Writer-director-producer-editor-star-designer-casting director … statistically speaking, that many hyphenates should guarantee that Christopher Farley's "Atom Nine Adventures" is either a monumental…
Titles like "Mutant Vampire Zombies From the Hood!" dangle a small hope that the movie itself won't be duller than its eye-catching moniker. Here, that hope is rewarded: Thunder Levin's feature is a…
Following the scattershot political satire of "Postal," "1968 Tunnel Rats" reps another departure for never-say-die multihyphenate Uwe Boll, as it's not based on a vidgame and isn't a fantasy or…
Trying to plumb beneath the usual emotional shallows of twentysomething L.A. gay life, "Holding Trevor" sometimes succeeds, but mostly comes off as a vanity project for writer-star Brent Gorski.
Primarily known (where known at all) as a prolific sci-fi author, Samuel R. Delany gets props as a writer in myriad genres, a unique intellect and pretty interesting personality in "The Polymath."
If "Coffee Date" writer-director Stewart Wade's new "Tru Loved" plays like an "Afterschool Special," that may well mean it's fulfilled its function.
Gidget went to Rome, Ernest to prison, "Friday the 13th's" Jason to hell -- and it is in the tradition of such flagging-franchise entries that "Tuna Does Vegas."
John Ford's lurid Jacobean tragedy offers mixed aesthetic and emotional rewards in artistic director Carey Perloff's splashy new staging -- though it's a relative joy after her "The Government…