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…
Like Jim Carrey's character in "Me, Myself & Irene," the summer box office has a split personality. For the third straight weekend, a couple of pics -- mostly the debuting "Irene" from Fox and…
Felicia Henderson wrote the premiere episode of “Soul Food.” Salim Akil is a staff writer on the Showtime series. George Tillman Jr., Robert Teitel and Kevin Arkadie are producers of the show, along…
Steve Zahn will star opposite Drew Barrymore in "Riding in Cars With Boys," which Penny Marshall will direct for Columbia Pictures.
Warner Bros. has nabbed Sam Montgomery's spec script "In the Lake" for Jorge Saralegui's on-lot Material Films to develop. Deal is worth seven figures.