Michel Boujenah's full-bodied (in every sense of the term) and fearless lead performance dominates "Le Nombril du monde," an engrossing period drama also known by the more wieldy, less idiomatic…
Also with: Bruno Todeschi, Sara Guiran, Isabelle Candelier.
Also with: Walter Santa Ana, Jose Maria Lopez, Alberto Busaid, Cristina Fridman.
Reviewed at Festival of Festivals, Toronto, Sept. 17,1993. Running time: 80 MIN.
"Cap Tourmente" is a tepid psychosexual drama that's unlikely to earn either critical interest or arthouse coin once it completes a go-round on the fest circuit.
In an age of high-tech innovations and ever-expanding global markets, "Software is supreme," according to Terry Semel, president and CEO of Warner Bros. Inc. The future, Semel believes, belongs to…
David Mamet's "A Life in the Theatre" is a disappointment on the screen, despite the presence of high-pedigree talent on both sides of the camera. Turner Broadcasting presentation, world premiered at…
Call it "NancyDrew Goes to Jerusalem," and you won't be far off the mark. "The Seventh Coin" is a mildly diverting adventure that, minus a few seconds of graphic violence, would be well-suited for…
Even though New Line is going through the motions with a spotty, regional theatrical release, "Excessive Force" appears headed down the express lane to homevid, where it may find favor with…
After the disappointing turnout for last year's greatly expanded WorldFest/Houston Intl. Film Festival, founder-president J. Hunter Todd promised "a lean, mean movie machine" for 1993.
HOUSTON -- Imagine a cross between "The Karate Kid" and "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," and you'll know what to expect from "Sidekicks," an offbeat family-audience opus from, of all people, action…