The latest in a string of audience-of-none, end-is-nigh indie dramedies, “Rapture-Palooza” strains to find comedy in the book of Revelation, tracking a contempo young couple besieged by CG locusts…
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"Motive" seeks to brighten up the crime procedural formula, unsuccessfully, by shifting the focus from "who"-dunit to "why."
It's a treat to revisit the best American play ever written about merciless men and their predatory business practices.
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The spirit of Dogma 95 is alive, well and refreshingly reinvented in "The Comedian," the highly promising feature debut of Israeli-born, London-based shorts director Tom Shkolnik.
"Supercapitalist" starts promisingly, as Wall Street trader Connor Lee (Derek Ting) predicts a radical drop in the Federal Reserve interest rate and is sent to Hong Kong, where he becomes an…
The theatricality and emotional tug of "War Horse" emerge intact in the remarkably opulent national tour kicking off at the Ahmanson.
The wheels of justice operate at breakneck speed in "A Time to Kill," a new stage adaptation of John Grisham's 1989 novel that examines whether it's ever permissible to take the law into one's hands.
A scathing and topical satire on matters patriotic and political with an emo rock soundtrack.
The heartwarming tale of a plucky band of women bonding for a good cause in highly unlikely fashion, "Calendar Girls" is "Stepping Out" with no clothes on. Except "Stepping Out" was a play then a…
While "Anne and Gilbert" begins pleasantly enough, the opening scenes give little warning it will become a standard on the Canadian musical theater scene. Yet that seems likely to happen with this…
Given TCM's stellar track record with docus devoted to stars and filmmakers, this look at "King Kong" director Merian C. Cooper is well timed but something of a letdown, proving neither fish nor fowl…