Rom-coms used to be a cash cow -- and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?
Unlike his heroes Doris Day, Ella Fitzgerald and Abba, who "wrote incredibly simple songs with extremely well worked arrangements giving every song an iconic quality you couldn't believe it hadn't been done before," Stephin Merritt has remained an enigma and somewhat still obscure genius of conte ... More >>
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Garry Marshall's foray into cupid's holiday is a total pass
The Erotic Specialist crosses the river - and takes on the Love Doctor.
A good rule of thumb for nonfiction writers: you can get away with making other people look stupid if you portray yourself as the biggest idiot of them all. Bruce Campbell adheres to this rule in his new novel, Make Love! The Bruce Campbell Way. In this fictional story, the proudly B-list actor has ... More >>
What took octogenarian auteur Sidney Lumet so long to get an Oscar? He made too many movies.
Director Garry Marshall reapplies Pretty Woman's gloss on girls
Flaws and all, Robert Altman's latest fresco is eminently lovable
Reflecting the State of Things: Ethan Hawke in Gattaca.