A straight-ahead docu that, like its brilliant subject, packs surprising punches.
Mel Stuart, who directed 1971 children's classic "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," among more than 180 producing or helming efforts in a career that spanned more than five decades, died…
Gilbert Pearlman, who had a varied career in showbiz that included running an ad agency with entertainment-industry clients and producing a film, died Nov. 9 in Beverly Hills. He was 82.
An overlong schmaltzfest with good intentions, "Gilda Radner: It's Always Something" doesn't pick up any emotional steam until it decides that it wants to be a story about living with cancer. But by…
Comedy icon Gene Wilder has turned gumshoe, and he suddenly has a film franchise to call his own. The rejuvenated and enormously talented Wilder takes a second turn as Broadway-director-turned…
Gene Wilder is back in the rut of sending up old film conventions in Haunted Honeymoon, a mild farce. Title is a misnomer, since set-up has radio actor Wilder taking his fiancee Gilda Radner out to…
Hanky Panky is a limp romantic suspense comedy which manages to be neither romantic, suspenseful nor funny. What with Gene Wilder as a hapless Chicago architect caught up in a string of extraordinary…
Director Robert Aldrich has always adroitly mixed comedic and dramatic aspects in his films, and Frisco Kid is no exception. For audiences expecting Mel Brooks belly-laughs amidst the Yiddishisms…