Indie drama, which is something of a cross between "Bus Stop" and "Scheherazade," follows two teens who pass the afternoon in an upstate New York bus terminal by trading sad, bleakly ironic yarns…
If looks were everything, the Vietnam-shot indie "Three Seasons" would rate unqualified raves. With a succession of fit-for-framing compositions, it's easily one of the most self-consciously pretty…
A madcap tribute to a beer-guzzling Midwestern filmmaker -- and indie spirit in general -- docu "American Movie" is well placed at Sundance. Indeed, ambitious, wildly funny chronicle by Chris Smith…
Gotham's game of musical aisle seats continues as veteran scribe Jack Mathews ankles Newsday to join the New York Daily News as critic-entertainment columnist.
Sony Pictures Classics has paid $1 million for U.S. rights to Chris Smith's docu competition entry "American Movie."
In rough outline, Gavin O'Connor's "Tumbleweeds" sounds like very familiar terrain: the road pic/coming-of-age number in which an unlucky-in-love mother and precocious child bond through adversity…
A portrait of the serial killer as beaming cipher, "The Minus Man" is the kind of muted, anything-but-obvious psychological thriller Hitchcock would have loved.
Men of vastly different temperaments, Alfred Hitchcock and David O. Selznick wouldn't have been found in the same hemisphere, much less on the same soundstage, had WWII and a bestselling women's…
A mostly good-hearted mix of lonely-hearts romance and Graham Greene-style soul-searching, Irish playwright John Lynch's "Night Train" eventually jumps the tracks, derailed by jarring tone shifts and…
Far more than a cartoon rendering of a much-beloved Bible story, DreamWorks' four-years-in-the-making "The Prince of Egypt" proves an outstanding artistic achievement that, along with the studio's…