A labored portrait of young Angelenos searching for relationships, "Some Girls" falls short of the promise director Rory Kelly showed in his debut effort, "Sleep With Me," which also dealt with love…
An entertaining, darkly comic look at a group of self-absorbed, twentysomething New Yorkers grappling with personal crises at the end of the millennium, "1999" makes the most of its assets.
There are a few good ideas lurking somewhere in "Hundred Percent," but they are buried irretrievably under a misguided script.
An energetic, passion-filled docu about a group of Washington, D.C., youths involved in a performing-arts program, "City at Peace" is an affecting, at times inspirational pic, although it wears its…
It may not be the most original of urban crime dramas, but "When It's Over" is still quite an entertaining one. Rookie outing from writer-director Richard Mancuso overcomes its recycled Brooklyn mob…
A road comedy from the producers of "House Party," "Ride" offsets its predictable storyline with a few genuinely funny bits of dialogue and some earnest performances. Propelled by the popular artists…
A sophomoric comedy about a pair of surfer dudes who find themselves adrift in Wyoming, "Meet the Deedles" follows in the wake of the "Bill and Ted" films (whose image and marketing campaigns it…
The 13th Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival closed on a high note, with a record 35,000 in attendance (4,000 more than last year), many sold-out films and a dramatic increase in film talent and…
"Stephen King's The Night Flier" is a creepy vampire tale that also offers some clever commentary on bloodthirsty tabloid journalists.
A story of three kids whose friendship spans a generation, "True Friends" is an endearing film with solid acting and compelling emotional honesty, though hampered by a lack of narrative development…