But despite the best intentions of everyone involved, and the resources of Lincoln Center Theater, this underwhelming meditation on mortality doesn't resonate at all.
The devil is a woman -- specifically, a svelte Jennifer Love Hewitt -- in "Shortcut to Happiness," Alec Baldwin's years-on-the-shelf update of "The Devil and Daniel Webster."
Julia Roberts will produce a feature adaptation of Lolly Winston's bestselling novel "Happiness Sold Separately," with an eye to star in the pic. Scott Coffey ("Ellie Parker") will direct and adapt.
Tyro helmer Jake Clennell casts an avidly curious but scrupulously nonjudgmental eye at the Japanese phenomenon of "host bars" -- clubs where attractive twentysomething men make themselves available…
A movie star descends upon a middle-class Westchester household in this new play by Brooke Berman, which features Ally Sheedy as the celebrity in exile. The resulting domestic conflagration…
If you trimmed the hard-core action from a scuzzy-looking and luridly plotted porno quickie from the early 1970s, you'd probably have something a lot like "Little Shots of Happiness." This second…
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