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…
Reviewed at the Santa Barbara Film Festival, March 6, 1993. Running time: 95 min.
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…