With a heavy heart and even heavier hand, Stephen Daldry addresses the tragedy of 9/11 through the experience of a boy struggling to accept the death of his father.
So kitschy yet curiously drab and banal.
New Orleans trumpeter Kermit Ruffins will release his next album, "Happy Talk," a collection of midtempo numbers and ballads, in October, just as the second season of HBO's "Treme" begins shooting…
Rich, textured and too leisurely in its gait, "Treme" won't be to everyone's taste.
Sober intelligence goes only so far in crafting an effective bigscreen version of the international bestseller "The Reader."
Michael Chandler's docu "Knee Deep" pieces together the circumstances that led a 22-year-old Maine man to plot the murder of his mother -- with general community reaction in the realm of, "Too bad he…
Director Lee Daniels' strange and exotic "Shadowboxer" admirably jostles and upends the fatigued killer-for-hire genre. One person's transgressive cinema, though, may be another's pretentious…
There's little kick or pizzazz in "Showgirls: Glitz & Angst," a docu on the creation of a topless revue at a Vegas hotel-casino. Far too many personalities develop too slowly and the dramas that do…