Obviously a labor of love for all parties involved, "Noelle" is an engagingly low-key, Christian-skewing indie that could score respectable B.O. as well-timed holiday season counterprogramming.
He cemented an enduring reputation as a novelist, short story writer, humorist and essayist, but Mark Twain never cracked the challenge of becoming a playwright, despite multiple stabs.
Money fever has been a growing theme in Mainland Chinese cinema over the past decade or so, but it's hitched to an unusually well-constructed script in "Crazy Lottery," a black comedy of avarice and…
Tyro scribe-helmer Mark Mahon endlessly piles old boxing-pic cliches atop one another with the earnestness of one who believes he invented the genre.
Remarkably eerie yet annoyingly larded with cheap horror-film shock effects, "I Am Legend" stands as an effective but also irksome adaptation of Richard Matheson's classic 1954 sci-fi novel.