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The Eternal Question: Is Originality Dead in Hollywood?


Is creativity on its deathbed in Hollywood? Is there nothing new under the pop-culture sun? Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Radio Mystery 1949′ by Dennis Richard

"Radio Mystery 1949" by Dennis Richard, directed by Richmond Shepard. Alexander Reed and Beth Griffith. Photo by Jonathan Slaff.

The concept of an old-time live radio broadcast turning into a kind of reality show might ring bells for today's audience if it were handled cleverly, but 'Radio Mystery 1949' drops the ball. Read More »

San Antonio Film Festival Wrap-Up: An Interview with the ‘Moments of Clarity’ Team

Moments of Clarity team

Co-writer and star Kristin Wallace, director Stev Elam and producer David J. Phillips talk about the production of their new indie comedy, 'Moments of Clarity.' Read More »

San Antonio Film Festival Movie Reviews: Short Films (Part One)

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Up-and-coming filmmakers from all over the world get a chance to shine in the short film category at the San Antonio Film Festival. Read More »

Previewing San Antonio Film Festival 2015: Director David Zucker, Actor Sean Young, Stuntman Corey Eubanks and More


Writer/director David Zucker, actor Sean Young and stuntman Corey Eubanks are scheduled to appear at the 21st edition of the ever-expanding San Antonio, Texas Film Festival. Read More »

Working With What I’ve Got: Amy Schumer on Playing the System


One way to address sexism in the entertainment industry is clearly to engage with the sexual politics of the prevailing culture, and right now no one does that better than Amy Schumer. Read More »

Hollywood Fringe Fest Theater Reviews: ‘Timeheart’ and ‘Nerd Anarchy’

'Nerd Anarchy'

Two nerdy musical fantasies make their debuts at this year's Hollywood Fringe, with one being far more successful than the other. Read More »

Hollywood Fringe Theater Review: ‘The Poe Show,’ ‘Stupid Songs,’ and ‘The Halfwits’ Last Hurrah’

Brendan Hunt in 'The Poe Show'

A late night talk show hosted by America’s most depressed author, a musical spoof and a clown-centric variety hour are some of the bright comedy highlights at this year’s Fringe. Read More »

Hollywood Fringe Fest Theater Reviews: Penny Pollak’s ‘No Traveler’ and John Patrick Shanley’s ‘Danny and the Deep Blue Sea’

Penny Pollak in 'No Traveler'

An exciting avant-garde performance piece and an interesting reinterpretation of a modern classic are both making their West Coast debuts at this year's Fringe. Read More »

Hollywood Fringe Fest Theater Reviews: ‘Uncle Impossible’s Funtime Variety & Ice Cream Social’ and ‘Straitjacket Society Sketch Comedy’

uncle impossible

Comedy isn’t easy, as two sketch shows playing at this year’s Hollywood Fringe clearly demonstrate. Read More »