Although "On Your Toes," the 1936 tuner about a hoofer's wacky entry into the world of classical dance, boasts one of the sillier plots in the Rodgers and Hart canon, Reprise! is on its toes in…
Self-discovery is the theme of Francesca Archibugi's "Flying Lessons," but pic's juve lead ends basically where he began, as a spoiled, listless and uninteresting character. Pic has been flying at…
Mark Twain has been dead for almost 100 years but he's still cranking them out. Well, sort of. The recent discovery of an unpublished short story by Twain has spawned a delightful little musical that…
The very idea of this tour actually happening is straight out of the "never in a million years" file, but against all odds the egos and the animosity have been well enough set aside for both David…
As part of the recent movement to dress up film noir in the latest fashion, "The Salton Sea" strains past the breaking point to provide the old genre with new couture. Pic, about how a husband who…
To describe the intentions of Leon Desclozeaux as ambitious in "Chittagong: The Last Stopover" would be doing the French-born helmer a disservice. Making the first Western feature shot in politically…
Don't expect a reasoned deconstruction of Disney as cultural artificer; do expect a provocative overview of how Walt and his successors have turned a swath of Central Florida into a candy-coated…
A picaresque story of a simpleton's charmed odyssey through 30 years of tumultuous American history, "Forrest Gump" is whimsy with a strong cultural spine.