Benson Lee's dance pic is so fatally frontloaded with endless training montages, awfully written, indifferently acted drama, sports-film platitudes and jaw-dropping product placements that only the…
With the exception of a few top-tier names, most composers toil away in the shadow of A-list movie stars and directors. The exception comes with six European film music festivals, where they — and…
In entertainment terms, the absence of short-term memory clearly has multiple uses, from the Nolan brothers' twisty “Memento” to the Adam Sandler comedy “50 First Dates” to now “Remember Sunday,” a…
With "Identity Thief," Melissa McCarthy proves she's got what it takes to carry a feature, however meager the underlying material.
A movement aimed at bringing more film and videogame scoring to L.A. has emerged and the AFM has been a primary target of criticism.
On Thursday night more than 500 musicians, composers and others active in the Hollywood music biz heard a panel of experts warn that film, TV and videogame scoring continues to leave L.A. because…
"Girl in Progress," from helmer Patricia Riggen ("Under the Same Moon") and screenwriter Hiram Martinez, never finds its own groove, alternating between high-school dramedy and overworked-single-mom…
Translating Steve Harvey's bestseller "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man" into a four-pronged romantic comedy, Tim Story's breezy if predictable film overstays its welcome.
Uninspired canine opus still might end up fetching a tidy sum at the summer box office.
That sound you're hearing on Fox's new action drama "Human Target"? It's the noise that 50 or 60 musicians can make.
A conventional but delicately crafted drama with emotionally potent performances.