The Story of Us

When the biggest laugh from a sympathetic audience is elicited by voice shtick - Rita Wilson's voice rising out of control into upper registers - you know Rob Reiner is in trouble. No one could have anticipated that his  ...

Trick

There are no tricks about Trick. It is a sweet and classic character-driven romantic comedy, set in a lower Manhattan filled with aspiring writers, actors and performers. As songwriter Gabriel (Christian Campbell) and go-go-boy Mark (John Paul Pitoc) move  ...

Wild Wild West

Barry Sonnenfeld was a cinematographer in the 1980s, standing behind the camera of such interesting films such as Blood Simple, Raising Arizona, Miller's Crossing, and When Harry Met Sally. He turned to directing in the 1990s, turning out commercial,  ...

You’ve Got Mail

Capri Pant Zipper fly front with black vinyl stripes waistband and leg opening. Slash pockets with metal studs. You've Got Mail is Nora Ephron's remake of the 1940 film, The Shop Around  ...

Bridge to Terabithia

Bridge to Terabithia is a delightful surprise among the rash of banal and tasteless family movies. It explores the small and large issues that children wrestle with as they grow… schoolyard bullies, loneliness, friendship,  ...

A Jihad for Love: culturevulture.net -film review

Six years in the making, A Jihad for Love is the first-ever feature-length documentary film to explore the complex and problematic intersections of Islam and homosexuality. Gay Muslim film-maker Parvez Sharma traveled to a dozen countries, including South Africa, Turkey,  ...

Zen Noir (2006)

Zen Noir (2006) Marc Rosenbush, director Filmmaker Marc Rosenbush readily admits he made Zen Noir as a 'koan for the audience.' A koan is a paradox used to train the student of Buddhism to break out of  ...

Along Came a Spider

From the opening teaser sequence to the casting of Morgan Freeman as a detective tracking a criminal mastermind to the gratuitous twists at the end, Along Came a Spider spins its formulaic web like a black widow on automatic  ...

The Apple

In Iran, a group of neighbors petitioned the local welfare agency to come to the aid of a pair of twelve year old twin girls who had been locked up by their father in their tiny home, behind bars  ...

The Big Animal

As the early morning mist clears, a circus is seen departing. Remaining behind, standing alone in a field, is a large camel, its two ungainly humps creating a landscape all their own. In short order, the camel wanders  ...