There is nothing like a dame, and at the grand age of 83, Dame Joan Collins is still nothing like one — not by the Queen's definition of the term, at least.
In 1964, Life magazine dubbed Madalyn Murray O'Hair "the most hated woman in America," running a huge feature on the outspoken atheist. (Just to put her celebrity in context, the magazine devoted its…
Destitute and clinging to threadbare hope, an aspiring Hollywood high-flyer rehearses her Oscar speech at one point in Mike Ott's is-it-or-isn't-it docufiction "California Dreams."
"Fits and Starts" is appropriately titled. The directorial debut from Laura Terruso (who scripted "Hello, My Name Is Doris"), the film follows a pair of married writers – one wildly successful, one…
"Mr. Roosevelt" is the debut film by writer-director Noël Wells, a Texas native who decamped for Los Angeles to become a comic. It also features Wells in the lead role, as a Texas native who decamped…
Everything Harry Dean Stanton has done in his career, and his life, has brought him to his moment of triumph in "Lucky," an unassumingly wonderful little film about nothing in particular and…
Ssure to develop a cult following amongst viewers in the same general age range as its protagonists, though don't expect their parents to approve.
Flat and sometimes downright laughable as a thriller, oddly skittish about embracing its horror aspects.
This OK action thriller sometimes veers uncomfortably close to women-in-prison exploitation terrain.
If in the final analysis this is an experiment that doesn't quite gel, it's still one that will be worth the risk taken for adventurous viewers.
This atmospheric and keenly observed feature captures with bittersweet lyricism the pathos of growing up subject to the whims of "free-spirit" grownups who themselves could use some truly adult…