Reviewed at the Santa Barbara Film Festival, March 6, 1993. Running time: 95 min.
SANTA BARBARA --"Silent Victim" begs the question, "Why?" The project's genesis is confusing in light of the numerous and often more penetrating dramatizations of the abortion issue done over the…
Narrator: Jane Wyatt. Featuring: Simone Blache, Priscilla Bonner, Ruth Clifford, Henry Hathaway, Esther Ralston, Margery Wilson.
SANTA BARBARA -- Self-consciously mixing elements of "The Petrified Forest" and "Bagdad Cafe," the unevenly paced "The Painted Desert" also calls to mind Robert Altman's dream narrative "Three…
The Scientific & Technical Awards. Boring! Every year when the winners in these categories are announced on the Oscarcast, it's about as exciting as a seventh-inning stretch. Viewers run for the…
What the heck is a Slant Focus Lens? Who is RenderMan? And why are they being honored by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences this year?
Ruby Keeler, stage and screen actress whose name became inextricably linked with the Depression era musicals of choreographer/director Busby Berkeley, died yesterday of cancer at her home in Rancho…
Academy Awards announcements inevitably bring surprise nominations and conspicuous omissions; this year's crop is no exception.
This year's best picture nominees have a chance to add significantly to their theatrical box office takes, particularly the eventual winner.
A varied menu provided for a solid President's Day holiday weekend led by Columbia's kinder-gentler comedy "Groundhog Day," which bumped "National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon I" out of the top slot with…