Hispanic playwright Luis Santeiro's attempt to playfully spoof Miami's Cuban exile community arrived at the Coconut Grove Playhouse just as the angst over Elian Gonzalez reached its peak. Although…
Beating out several other interested parties, Spyglass Entertainment has snatched up Jon Zack's spec script "Ten to One," with Lauren Shuler Donner, Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum on board to produce…
Two women come to terms with past traumas in "Deeply," an unsteady mixture of psychological and folkloric elements set on a remote isle in Nova Scotia. Trimmed of expletives, this sophomore movie by…
There's some very fine writing in this family drama -- too much, in fact, and pic finally sinks under the weight of excess gab. Excellent performances from a superior cast (one that snagged a…
In the new golden age of media mergers, another 800-pound gorilla is about to be unleashed. And this one speaks French.
Michelle Rodriguez, who debuted as the lead in "Girlfight," has joined the cast of Universal's race-car drama "Red Line." Rodriguez will portray the only female member of a gang of street racers.
Corny and melodramatic as it is, "The Patriot" still manages to do something few films have done -- to tell a story of the American Revolutionary War that has some emotional pull and isn't stuffy and…
‘Dr. Laura’ promos met with mixed reaction NEW ORLEANS — Upcoming yakker “Dr. Laura” will be promoted as “a 911 call to your conscience” in the weeks leading up to the show’s debut Sept. 11. That’s…
Studiously misguided in its attempt to chart a lower-class girl's rise from turn-of-the-century Jewish slum to leading lady on the London stage, "Esther Kahn," English-lingo debut by French auteur…
A producer who claims that French filmmaker Luc Besson stole her research and script for his 1999 Joan of Arc movie "The Messenger" has settled out of court with him, her lawyer said Thursday.