"Paid in Full" begins as a serious, straightforward account of the origins of the cocaine trade and "gangsta" culture in 1980s Harlem, but then downward spirals due to a weak plot and gratuitous…
Caroline Link's "Nowhere in Africa" has been selected as the German candidate for an Oscar nomination for best foreign lingo film.
Pedro Almodovar's "Hable con ella" (Talk to Her), Fernando Leon's "Los lunes al sol," (Mondays in the Sun) and Jose Luis Garci's "Historia de un beso" (Story of a Kiss) will slug it out to become…
Poignant, thoughtful and utterly absorbing, Susanne Bier's Dogme film "Open Hearts" is a gem. Pic's look at the strange ways love sometimes enters people's lives is both realistic and truly human…
Carlos Carrera's "El Crimen de Padre Amaro" (The Crime of Father Amaro) is Mexico's entry for a foreign-lingo Oscar nomination, while Russia has put forward "House of Fools" and Belgium is going with…
The AFI Fest 2002 has announced its lineup, selecting 134 titles from 2,080 entries.
The AFI Film Festival has announced its lineup for the 2002 edition of the event, selecting 134 films from 2,080 entries. Submissions increased by 18% over 2001.
Argentine vet director Alejandro Agresti turns in a charming story out of his own childhood in "Valentin." The bright 9-year-old hero, who lives with Grandma after his parents' acrimonious…
Francois Ozon's "8 Women" is this year's French foreign-lingo contender for the Academy Awards.
Jennifer Dworkin's epic 2½ hour docu explodes the right wing cliche of the "welfare queen" -- the black woman with a lot of kids and a crack habit -- not by avoiding the stereotype but by fleshing it…