Nothing is more boring than listening to painters talking about painting, although writers talking about writing -- as they do to mind-numbing excess in David Hay's bio-drama "The Maddening Truth"…
Pic is an "Asian-American Beauty" set against a backdrop of global decay and illuminated by splashes of "Waking Life"-style animation.
It's not often you arrive at Carnegie Hall and have a petition thrust at you, urging you to "Sign up to defend Jesus and Mary" from the musical recital about to take place inside.
So larger-than-life that he eventually felt overshadowed by his own mythos, Hunter S. Thompson gets definitive docu treatment in "Gonzo."
The darker side of the American spirit of invention weighs on actor-turned-helmer Paul Schneider's "Pretty Bird," an overly calculated cautionary tale. A witless entrepreneur played by Billy Crudup…
Though it won a surprise Sundance directing award, Nino Kirtadze's docu "Durakovo: Village of Fools" offers just partial insight into a quaintly preserved rural village outside Russia where one…
A mere plot summary tells you everything you need to know about "The Year of Getting to Know Us," an anemic grab-bag of Sundance cliches.
The Oak Room at the Algonquin has come up with a novel way to fill winter Monday nights; not a one-shot by an upcoming or faded cabaret singer, but a fully realized mini-musical comedy. "Glimpses of…
The titular rocker-poet gets a suitable portrait in Steven Sebring's "Patti Smith: Dream of Life."
"Blonde Ambition" isn't, strictly speaking, a direct-to-DVD production -- pic had a grand total of eight theatrical bookings before taking the fast lane to homevid -- but it's difficult to see how…