Theme-park designer Gary Goddard has launched the Goddard Film Group and has acquired a trio of literary properties for development as feature film releases aimed at overseas markets. "We've…
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Mixing prestige with offbeat titles, the 37th Telluride Film Festival will offer its usual low-key glimpse at an eclectic array of potential awards contenders over Labor Day weekend.
Chris Columbus' 1492 Entertainment has picked up the film rights to IDW Publishing's horror graphic novel "Welcome to Hoxford."
Veteran helmer Yoji Yamada smoothly trumps his previous "The Twilight Samurai" (2002) with "The Hidden Blade," another deft dovetailing of stories by Shuhei Fujisawa. With interest high, this Tokyo…
While "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" may slavishly adhere to its source novel nearly as much as its predecessor did, it is on every count a better movie than last year's first film…
R.L. Burnside; Paul Jones (Ash Grove, Santa Monica; 300 seats; $ 20) Presented inhouse. Bands: (Burnside) R.L. Burnside, Kenny Brown, Cederic Burnside; (Jones) Paul Jones, Dale Beavers, Cederic…
A critical examination of the tyranny of the Marcos regime, "Escape" is a reasonably entertaining action-adventure with two popular male stars in its cast. Though commercial prospects for this kind…
A complete turnaround from his intimately observed, studio-shot 1993 first feature, "The Scent of Green Papaya," Paris-based Vietnamese director Tran Anh Hung's follow-up takes to the teeming streets…
The U.S. stayed in Vietnam too long, and Oliver Stone has returned to the subject one time too many with "Heaven and Earth." Final installment in the director's trilogy of films on the nation's…