Never rising above routine episodic storytelling, "White Oleander" nonetheless retains something of its source novel's ravaged emotional surface and cool, observant manner. Indeed, fans of Janet…
For romantics everywhere, for fans of Puccini and full-blown emotion Italian-style, Michele Placido's "A Journey Called Love" will hit the spot. For viewers seeking new or subtle filmmaking, this is…
Legit team Spiro Scimone and Francesco Sframeli make a quietly accomplished transition to features with "Two Friends," an original odd-couple scenario intelligently fleshed out from Scimone's play…
Billy Wilder's six Oscar statuettes, as well as his Irving G. Thalberg Award, were returned to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Tuesday by his widow, Audrey. Writer-helmer died in March…
Cops, docs and lawyers had to make room last year for some unusual competition.
Emmy voters and TV critics haven't always seen eye to eye. Keeping this tradition alive, here are my choices for the top 10 drama series of all time. Some are winners, some have never come close. But…
As senior VP of development/drama at Fox, Craig Erlich hears all the pitches. From standard action fare to sci-fi and beyond, Erlich is one of a few whose decisions propel the ever-changing face of…
Shawn Ryan is starting to love the underdog.
Men who work in sausage factories don't like to eat the stuff at home because they know too much about how it gets made. "Six Feet Under" creator Alan Ball often feels like a sausage maker.
Todd Haynes' "Far From Heaven," is an accomplished marriage of style and content. Appropriating the look and language of Douglas Sirk's 1950s melodramas, Haynes deftly employs the genre's Hollywood…