Freely based" on Mario Tobino's novel, "On the Beach Beyond the Pier" traces a similar class-conflicted friendship over the same tumultuous decades as Bertolucci's "1900" --- unfortunately without…
Brit-born, U.S.-based filmmaker Jasmine Dellal spent eight years hoping to demystify an historically secretive culture --- but in hitching her wagon to a principal interviewee who appears…
Reviewed at Berlin Film Festival (Forum), Feb. 13, 2000. (Original title: Shiro.) Running time: 118 MIN.
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Indicative of the tone is the casting of Jeremy Sisto, who most notably played a superficial high school student in 1995's "Clueless," as the son of God. But credit must be given to the young actor…
A wan replay of the already derivative youthful-buddy-caper hijinx in indies like "Bottle Rocket" and "Palookaville," "Solid Ones" offers tepid comedy and vague, touchy-feely dramatics, making for an…
If this is a vanguard item for a new generation at the National Film Board of Canada, one could worry that technical standards are slipping - even while celebrating the starch fading from the…
Narrator: Andre Braugher.
(Spanish and French dialogue)
Reviewed at Berlin Film Festival (Panorama), Feb. 13, 2000. (Also in Toronto Film Festival.) Running time: 92 MIN.
The Golden Fleece gets plenty of golden touches in "Jason and the Argonauts," NBC's beautifully executed take on Greek mythology's most noble pursuit. Robert Halmi, who has already tackled flying…