Musical numbers: "Welcome to My L.A.," "Sweet Chitty Chatty," "Smile, Smile," "I Am in Dance Class," "The Skate," "Sticks and Stones," "Walk on the Water," "Pass the Flame," "War Is Not Good," "Brave…
The Baltimore Orioles of the American League made a preseason appearance in Havana in March 1999, the first time in 38 years that a baseball team from the U.S. had set foot on Cuban soil. While the…
After the surprise exit of Fox studio chief Bill Mechanic, observers are weighing the possibilities given the likelihood that the studio will launch a search for outside candidates.
In a deal not far from seven figures, Joe Roth's Revolution Studios has signed Darryl Quarles to script an untitled hockey comedy as a vehicle for Oscar-winning "Jerry Maguire" star Cuba Gooding Jr.
In the world of camp, heterosexuality has always been the biggest joke of all. The Charles Busches of the theater may wear dresses, but it is the foibles and quirks of straight lovers that they…
Amigos turn against each other in "Four Dogs Playing Poker," a by-the-numbers thriller that never manages to stake out much nastiness to call its own. Some scenes are indifferently staged, and thesps…
Entertainment programming on the Web may not yet have attracted mass audiences, but it's pulled in those who matter most to aspiring filmmakers: agents.
The legendary jazz music scene of Los Angeles' Central Avenue during the 1930s and '40s is paid fond tribute by director Marc Lazard's "Stanley's Gig." It's affable and well-cast yet otherwise a…
The title of director Jian Hong Kuo's debut feature, "Dog Story," has a number of possible interpretations. Any way you read it, "Dog Story" is constructed as a series of unrelated bits -- part crime…
For freewheeling 'Net critics, the times they are a-changin'.
When "Sordid Lives" does what it does best -- showing Southern gals in the full flight of rabid self-denial -- it's as screamingly funny as this subgenre can get. But helmer-scripter Del Shore…