Starting out like a gritty docudrama and slowly morphing into a shy love story, "Last Resort" manages the difficult task of being unsentimental but touching. Made for the BBC's specialized second…
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Imagine an Almodovar comedy played out in the snowy wastes of a grungy Icelandic 'hood and you're still only halfway to "101 Reykjavik," a funny, touching, off-the-wall relationer that's one the…
"Chopper" isn't an easily classifiable film. Writer-director Andrew Dominik's debut is not a straight biography of its subject, notorious Australian criminal Mark "Chopper" Read. The sometimes…
After some 75 shorts and features, many too didactic or insular for all but a small core audience, 61-year-old pioneering lesbian experimental filmmaker Barbara Hammer ("Nitrate Kisses") has pulled…
Lowell Thomas and friends got a dusting-off on Friday for a special Cinerama Day at the 26th annual Seattle International Film Festival.
A fugitive from the law becomes hooked (literally) on a mysterious mute beauty in "The Isle," a thoroughly original item that adds further fuel to South Korea's recent rep for sexually themed…
The Festival of the Dhow Countries, organized by the Zanzibar International Film Festival, will take place from June 30 to July 9.
Documentary "The Eyes of Tammy Faye" will be the July 6 opening night film of Outfest 2000: The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. Closing night will feature Sony Pictures Classics' "The…
Newsday chief film critic John Anderson and Film Comment writer-in-residence Kathleen Murphy will replace Robert Sklar and Wendy Keys as selection committee members of the Film Society of Lincoln…
Kenneth Branagh's "Love's Labour's Lost" will open the third annual Newport Intl. Film Festival on June 6 in Newport, R.I.