It would appear that David Hirson has a particular affinity for humbuggers. Coming after "La Bete," his critically lauded, commercially failed (on Broadway) spin on Moliere's "The Misanthrope,"…
Reviewed at Vancouver Film Festival, Sept. 25, 1999. Running time: 150 MIN.
In "Just One Time," his likable feature directorial debut, Lane Janger continues to develop a trend he helped initiate as producer of "I Think I Do" --- namely, to construct a romantic comedy that…
Produced by Olivier Mille.
A blood-soaked and aggressively off-putting tale of a man's struggle for redemption and forgiveness, "Bad City Blues" forces the viewer to stew in some very unsavory juices far more than anyone will…
It's not uncommon for performers to be miscast, as at least two of the four principals are in the new West End revival of "Antigone," adapted and directed by Declan Donnellan. But I can't quickly…
Reviewed at AFI/L.A. Film Festival (Documentary Series), Hollywood, Oct. 28 , 1999. Running time: 72 MIN.
Reviewed at Sarajevo Film Festival (New Currents) Aug. 21, 1999. Running time: 48 MIN.
Reviewed at Boston Film Festival, Sept. 13, 1999. Running time: 78 MIN.
It must be television. A major earthquake shakes Gotham to its skivvies, burying entire boroughs under rubble. The stench of death is everywhere. Under normal circumstances, panic-stricken people…
Pee-Wee's Playhouse" meets "Jerry Springer Show" in "Fuddy Meers," an antically zany new play by David Lindsay-Abaire that tries energetically to freshen a tale of family abuse by drawing it in the…