Produced by Raymond Chow. Executive producer, David Chan.
An above-average frolic in the usually dire terrain of intentional camp, "Psycho Beach Party" kicks some good-natured sand in the face of two early-'60s genres: teenage surfer sagas and Robert…
Reviewed on videocassette, Houston, March 9, 2000. (In Sundance Film Festival ---American Spectrum, Berlin Film Festival market, SXSW Film Festival.) Running time: 71 MIN.
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Executive producer, Nicolas Daguet.
Simon McBurney has titled his theatrical meditation on Dmitri Shostakovich "The Noise of Time," but he might also have called it "The Power of Darkness." McBurney has a breathtaking ability to sculpt…
(International sales: Bavaria Film Intl., Geiselgasteig, Munich.) Produced by Werner Possardt. Executive producer, Viola Jaeger. Co-producers, Wolfgang Braun, Christoph Ott, Michael Weber.
"Price of Glory" is an earnest but flatfooted saga about a Mexican-American former boxer who obsessively pushes his three sons into the ring in search of the success he never enjoyed. Heartfelt good…
A teen comedy about losing one's virginity, this sweet Danish pic --- a commercial hit on its home turf --- makes an interesting comparison with similarly themed Hollywood items of the "American Pie"…
Murky and melodramatic, "The Lady of Hamre" unfolds on a farm in 1900 and centers on a middle-aged woman forced into marriage with an oafish man she doesn't love. Although it matches the bleak mood…
(Also in Berlin Film Festival --- Forum.) Running time: 90 MIN.
An impressive cast and fabulous locales can't elevate this well meaning but completely absurd costumer from years of certain servitude in parochial school auditoriums.