The title of director Jian Hong Kuo's debut feature, "Dog Story," has a number of possible interpretations. Any way you read it, "Dog Story" is constructed as a series of unrelated bits -- part crime…
Muriel Kim Hunter
Screenplay, Casey Peterson. Camera (color) Mark Herzig; sound, Dave Acord; associate producer, Brian Beatty; Reviewed at Newport Film Festival (competing), June 10, 2000. Running time: 93 MIN.
It appears that Broadway got the wrong "Macbeth." On the same night that Kelsey Grammer's production was opening to dismal notices in New York, the Royal Shakespeare Co. gave the first of about a…
A subversively entertaining take on keeping up appearances via carefully spun racism and prejudice, Melvin Van Peebles' "Bellyful" is an original look at what transpires when closed-minded…
While it's nothing to crow about, "The Crow: Salvation" is a reasonably suspenseful, adequately made programmer that's true to the tradition of a lone avenger out to raise hell and clear his name.
Capitol Steps is celebrating its 19th year, and from the sound of the audience's approval at the troupe's latest revue, "It Ain't Over 'Til the First Lady Sings," these political satirists will be…
Tran Anh Hung's third feature is a serene, contemplative and exquisitely beautiful film about three sisters who keep secrets from one another. As an examination of the human desire to keep up…