Patrick O'Brien was a young, budding New York City filmmaker and DJ known as "TransFatty" when his legs suddenly started trembling uncontrollably. Walking became a struggle. He'd lose his balance and often fall down.
The fraught dance between these three characters, with their shifting allegiances and a power dynamic that never seems clear is the bulk of the movie, and the best of it.
Much of the appeal of the 'Panda' franchise is, of course, the starry cast of voices, and it's fun to try to figure out who they are, rather than informing yourself beforehand.
The future of Asia's top film festival is being threatened by a bitter dispute over what organizers are calling an unacceptable political challenge to their artistic independence, with moviemakers pushing an "empty red carpet" boycott of this year's event.
Michelle Fiala says her 14-year-old daughter, Laura, is fine watching humans run for their lives from snarling, flesh-eating zombies on AMC's "The Walking Dead," but if one of the characters vomits, the teen has to look away.
The courage that a teenage Patty Duke portrayed on-screen as Helen Keller in "The Miracle Worker" was breathtaking and Oscar-winning.
"American Idol," which gave the world Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and Jennifer Hudson, has one more chance to mint a star before it fades into TV and music history.
The world's largest festival of French film hits Hollywood next month with a provocative line-up exploring Islamist terrorism and women's rights, and tackling the thorny issue of racism in the entertainment industry.
Woody Allen's Hollywood love story "Cafe Society" will open the Cannes film festival in May, its organizers said Tuesday.
Faster than a speeding bullet and impervious to lousy reviews, the superhero faceoff "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" rebounded from a smack down from critics to debut with a massive US$170.1 million in North America, the sixth best opening of all-time.