The third annual Hollywood Black Film Festival kicked off Wednesday with "The Caveman's Valentine," written and directed by Kasi Lemmons.
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The Cannes Intl. Film Festival has renewed its contract with Canal Plus for three years.
Jodie Foster said she had a "heavy heart" over ankling the presidency of the Cannes Intl. Film Fest jury. Thesp has replaced Nicole Kidman in Columbia's "The Panic Room."
Even seeing Lili Taylor and Courtney Love swap tongue isn't enough to lend "Julie Johnson" more edge. Pic is a limp inspirational drama that lifts its premise whole from "Good Will Hunting," then…
"Dancing in September" is the decorous and conventional version of "Bamboozled." This critique of the racial images that blacks themselves choose to serve up on television has a few pertinent things…
Another attempt to nail the fashion industry, "Perfume" is more coherent and serious-minded than Robert Altman's mess "Ready to Wear," but remains a less alluring creation. Helmer Michael Rymer's…
Czech avant-garde filmmaker Jan Svankmajer is being feted at two festivals.
Sending up hormonally driven summer-camp pics, "Wet Hot American Summer" is nearly half over before it finds a consistent groove. Pic's aim wobbles between the improv-based humor of Christopher…
For cineastes complaining that the Sundance Film Festival has been overrun by commercialism, the good news about the 2001 edition was that it looked more like a festival than a market. But for…
An entertaining comedy about a bunch of New Yorkers all facing their 30th birthdays, "30 Years to Life" does what it sets out to do without breaking new ground. Writer-director Vanessa Middleton's…