'Stranger Than Fiction'
  • Film

Review: 'The Hammer'


This inordinately likable and consistently funny boxing saga-cum-romantic comedy doesn't so much ridicule the "Rocky"-type inspirational sports fable as gently deflate its heroic overdrive. "The…

USC draws toon grant


The USC School of Cinema-Television has received a $5 million gift from the estate of late Disney animation artist John C. Hench ("Peter Pan," "Fantasia," "Alice in Wonderland"). Coin will be used to…

Camryn Manheim, Scott Cohen
  • TV

Review: 'Kiss My Act'


A charming fusion of -- of all things -- "Cyrano de Bergerac" and "Punchline," ABC's "Kiss My Act" clearly spotlights Camryn Manheim's ability to play a romantic lead with the best of 'em. An…