Shower

Shower arrives in commercial distribution after winning fans on the festival circuit, and deservedly so. It's a charming film that gains weight through skillful character development and maintains a sense of humor laced with fondness for its characters even as it gently prods their human weaknesses. As  ...

Sidewalks of New York

Individually Hand Dyed Mesh Silk Kimono Top in Orange and Black Edward Burns (The Brothers McMullen, She's The One) wrote, produced, directed, and stars in Sidewalks of New York and he acquits himself in all four of those functions with admirable skill and professionalism.  ...

Simpatico

Most of Sam Shepard’s major themes are present in Simpatico, the new Matthew Warchus film that Warchus and David Nicholls adapted from Shepard’s play. Buried enmities, porous identities, falls from grace, talk of bloodlines, and troubled male bonds are woven through the movie, sometimes in highly imaginative form. Yet  ...

Singin’ in the Rain

Singin' in the Rain (BFI Film Classics) (1993), Peter Wollen Gene Kelly: Singin' In The Rain Lyrics by Arthur Freed, music by Nacio Herb Brown. For voice and piano. From the motion picture "Singin' In The Rain". Format: piano/vocal/chords single. With vocal  ...

A Single Girl (La Fille Seule)

As the opening scene in La Fille Seule unfolds, there is a sense that 1960 is happening all over again. Instead of Jean-Paul Belmondo’s Michel walking up to the cafe counter, counting the change in his pocket to the background sounds of cafe culture, the new gamin, Remi, is  ...

The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense is a moving and contemplative film that ranks with the best of the year, a surprise in view of the youth and inexperience of its 29-year-old writer/director, M. Night Shyamalan Child Psychologist Malcolm Crowe (Bruce Willis) is a man in decline. A former child  ...

The Skulls

The Order of the Skull and Bones is a secret society founded at Yale University in the early 1800's. Legend has it that only 15 students per year are plucked from the top ranks of the junior class to spend their senior years as members of this elite cadre.  ...

Slamdance Festival 2000

... Slamdance - Festival 2000 . a culturevulture.net special report by Scott Von Doviak It begins at the Salt Lake City airport. That's when the cell phones come out in force, magically sprouting from the ears of every black-clad filmmaker, industry suit and wannabe player  ...

Sleepy Hollow

Tim Burton's film, Sleepy Hollow, seems based more on the short 1958 Disney cartoon than on the original, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, by Washington Irving, a short story from 1819, itself drawn from German folklore. Irving's story created two memorable images: a headless horseman, the ghost  ...

Small Time Crooks

Click the poster to buy at MovieGoods.com Scarcely six months after the release of Sweet and Lowdown, Woody Allen is back again with Small Time Crooks. The new comedy is being distributed by DreamWorks and, for the first time in ages, an Allen film is getting  ...