Director: Stacy Peralta Topic: A history of big-wave surfing, from its ancient Polynesian roots to today’s jet ski assisted search for the 100-foot wave. Financier: Canal Plus Budget: $2.6 million…
Eye on the Oscars: The Nominees
VH1 is planning to bring music to the corner of Hollywood & Highland. Cabler is negotiating to secure a three-story, glass-enclosed production space at the Hollywood & Highland complex in order to…
A 512-page achievement of artifact over artiface, "Fritz Lang" falls short on the life and work of a great director. Cineastes seeking a coffee-table keepsake will be impressed with the photoplay…
A staple of the net's schedule since 1986, Showtime Championship Boxing has taken some body blows in recent years.
Timed to hit stores right before Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now Redux" hits U.S. theaters, "The Apocalypse Now Book" is the type of tome film buffs dream about. Having also penned "Coppola"…
Brenda Blethyn plays a cash-strapped widow with a green thumb and a yard full of pot in “Saving Grace.” After last year’s kindly “Cider House” doctor, Michael Caine went on to blacker and badder…
The show is over and now the question's where to eat. Nearly all the hot places are booked but all hope is not lost.
After a holiday in the sun with "The Big Lebowski," the Oscar-winning Coen Brothers return to joking yokels with "O Brother, Where Art Thou?," a period piece based on "The Odyssey" and set in the…
After debuting on Academy ballots in 1991 with "My Life As a Dog," director Lasse Hallstrom returned last year with the Miramax-backed "The Cider House Rules," which was nominated for seven statues…
Even without the good notices its lead and supporting players garnered, "The Contender" is a contender based on their names alone.