In a swirl of sequins, velvets, bugle beads and the occasional palate-cleansing tuxedo, a heady lineup of Broadway's distaff stars --- rising, risen and en-route-to-legendary --- paraded their…
British-born actor Roddy McDowall, who began his career in the 1930s as a child thesp and continued working for six decades, died of cancer Saturday in Studio City. He was 70.
A tedious tale of half-requited love between a 16-year-old boy and an older rock musician, "F. Is a Bastard" looks set for a career at only the most undiscriminating gay fests. This standout clinker…
There are a number of funny moments in "Thursday," but not nearly enough to save this comic thriller from the category of sub-Tarantino retread, a designation first-time helmer Skip Woods invites due…
Likewise, that play's Paul, the would-be son of Sidney Poitier, is a more cogently symbolic representation of the urge toward self-reinvention that animates more than one character here. The…
Disney-based producers Barry Sonnenfeld and Barry Josephson have picked up New York scribe Richard Regen's heist spec "Kill Van Kull" for a mid-six-figure pricetag.
Peruvian Francisco Lombardi, who has carved a solid reputation onthe fest circuit with sociopolitical dramas like "The City and the Dogs," "The Lion's Den" and "No Mercy," moves into more…
A bittersweet melodrama about love, death and unorthodox family ties in the age of AIDS, "The Velocity of Gary" has neither the style nor the substance to go anywhere fast.
James Cameron's record-breaking epic "Titanic" embarked on its maiden European voyage on homevideo in Italy at midnight Oct. 1, with over 1 million units shipped and an estimated 100,000 copies…
Dee Snider's StrangeLand" is a funeral-paced genre item that fails to deliver suspense, shocks or the campy fun that Snider brought to his mid-'80s hair metal outfit, Twisted Sister. Snider, making…