New musical "Big Fish" has a high-class problem. In the six months between the end of this Chicago tryout and its Broadway launch in September, creatives need to resist tampering too much with…
Bona-fide scoundrels are seldom a movie's centerpiece, but the baggy-eyed ex-party boy, ex-felon, club promoter and general reprobate is a longshot for sympathy, which makes Petersen's moral juggling…
A primetime U.S. Open telecast from Pebble Beach, Calif., was good enough to give NBC a ratings win Sunday, a night that also saw disappointing launches for new ABC series "Scoundrels" and "The…
"Houdini," a new tuner based on the life of the famous escape artist, aims to break out on Broadway in spring 2010.
"Scoundrels" is a crowd-pleaser of the first order: mightily musical and terribly funny. Norbert Leo Butz is making choices that are as fresh and skillful as ever; he continually turns on a dime from…
John Lithgow and Norbert Leo Butz are the new "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" at the Old Globe. A world premiere, pre-Broadway tryout, tuner supplies entertaining and occasionally inspired moments. But the…
The dirty rotten scoundrels are mother-daughter babes, played by Sigourney Weaver and Jennifer Love Hewitt, in "Heartbreakers," but the concept of a glamorous tag team fleecing unsuspecting men…
Touch of Evil smacks of brilliance but ultimately flounders in it. Taken scene by scene, there is much to be said for this filmization of Whit Masterson's novel, Badge of Evil. Orson Welles' script…