Reality TV and documentary filmmaking confab Westdoc selected “Tempest Storm: Burlesque Queen” as the winner of the $7,500 top prize at its PitchFest contest. The in-progress feature documentary…
Lincoln Center Theater's stunning production of Douglas Carter Beane's “The Nance” is a textbook example of how to put on a classy show. It helps to have a bona fide (and certifiably bankable) star…
Vet experimental helmer Beth B turns her all-embracing camera on the alternate burlesque scene in the intelligent and enjoyably outrageous "Exposed."
None of the many previous stage and movie treatments of the plight of actors facing the House Un-American Activities Committee has used the setting of a run-down burlesque house.
"Burlesque" partially redeems its clumsy drama through infectious song and dance.
Screen Gems has set Stanley Tucci to star alongside Cher and Christina Aguilera in "Burlesque," the musical to be directed by Steve Antin.
Maintaining an entertainment tradition that their grandmothers shrank from even acknowledging, the hip chicks of L.A.-based revue the Velvet Hammer Burlesque twirl their tassels and shake their…
Canadian docu "The Anatomy of Burlesque" is a silly assemblage that defines "burlesque" so loosely no particular focus or thesis emerges. Rendered somewhat watchable by colorful body of vintage movie…
Although Lady of Burlesque is based on Gypsy Rose Lee's novel, G-String Murders, story plows an obvious straight line in generating the whodunit angles, and two gal burlesque performers are knocked…
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