The reverberating shock felt by the survivors of a senseless massacre in a suburban Los Angeles coffee shop results in paradoxically dull drama in "Winged Creatures." Most directly reminiscent of…
Cannes Film Festival
Generic family conflict takes on soapish elements in Kalthoum Bornaz's unsatisfying intergenerational drama "The Other Half of the Sky."
"Hope" must be the world's first U.S.- and India-set drama advocating the use of embryonic stem cells in medical treatment.
"The Baby Doll Night" attempts to explain Egyptian anti-Israeli sentiment along with bitterness over American foreign policy by drawing parallels to everything from 9/11 to the Holocaust.
Film Movement has acquired U.S. rights to the Uruguayan narrative pic "The Pope's Toilet" ("El Bano del Papa"), a fest fave that screened in Cannes in Un Certain Regard.
E.L. Doctorow's short story "Jolene" becomes a long, long movie under the direction of Dan Ireland.
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired domestic rights and three international territories for Laurent Cantet's "The Class," the Palme d'Or winner at this year's Cannes fest.
Frank Henenlotter's "Bad Biology" mates a genitally engorged male monster with a blonde babe who has seven sexual organs and a singular case of "permanent sexual arousal."
Ealing Studios Intl. has secured strong sales for its Oscar Wilde adaptation "Dorian Gray" and romantic drama "The Other Man," starring Liam Neeson and Antonio Banderas.
Universal will release Clint Eastwood's period drama "Changeling," starring Angelina Jolie, on Oct. 24 in a limited run before going wide one week later.