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…
Delivered in straight chronology, "Angels Crest" would be a grueling, not very interesting revenge drama set in Southern California's Angeles National Forest. With chronology shuffled and information…
Debuting writer-director Jordan Ellis explores an unhinged American family, keeping the nuttiness as nuanced and muted as possible, and making the title, "A Little Crazy," subtly accent the…
The ghost of Agatha Christie hangs over "Dunsmore," in which a Florida investigator looks into the apparent execution of the most hated man in town. While telling the story as a whodunit provides for…
"Lost Boys of Sudan" is a potent, engrossing look at several young refugees from Sudan's disastrous, endless civil war who've been relocated to the U.S. Their early experiences here provide a…