Shakespeare is set to a throbbing techno beat in "A Midsummer Night's Rave," but the result plays less like witty romantic comedy than a watered-down (and dumbed-down) version of Doug Liman's 1999…
A gloomy Everglades noir set in the eponymous town during the days leading up to the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, "Florida City" goes about its business like one of those roadside tourist…
For a pic that spends most of its time inside prisons, "The Dance" is an often strikingly beautiful piece of work. Shrewdly composed and emotionally rich visuals enhance the nitty-gritty details of…
A TV producer's return to his East Islip, N.Y. hometown to make a "reality" program turns into an unlikely murder investigation in "Town Diary." What first appears to be a character portrait about…
The severe acute respiratory syndrome epidemic is turning into a catastrophe for the film business in China as its B.O. impact lessens in Hong Kong.
Faint echoes of early efforts by Jim Jarmusch and Hal Hartley resound throughout "Security," a slight but sporadically amusing slice of deadpan absurdism.
Some will think filmmakers Marc Lempert's and Dan MacCannell's futuristic take on "Henry X," about the overthrow of Britain's Windsor royal family by a renegade prince, as Shakespeare on a bender…
"Burning Down the House" replays the familiar black comedy riffs of how rotten Hollywood is at the core. Michael Cole Dinelli's adaptation of his "Hurlyburly" wannabe play, "High Tension in the…
Jonathan Bing - The Write Stuff
Alcoholic ex-con Joe (Michael T. Ringer) drinks away his worries in some misbegotten bar, remembering his tumultuous marriage to Sam (Petra Wright) in "Sam & Joe." Semi-improvised first feature…