Delicate and poetic, but full of offbeat humor, this coming-of-ager is Taiwanese auteur Chang Tso-chi's most accessible work to date.
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Army Archerd, whose 52-year run as a Daily Variety columnist made him unique among showbiz reporters, died Tuesday in Los Angeles of a rare form of mesothelioma, a lung cancer thought to be the…
"Percy, Buffalo Bill & Me" is a neatly scripted, well-cast adaptation of Ulf Stark's popular semi-autobiographical look back at a Swedish baby-boomer's childhood summer. Kidfests, in particular, will…
"3 Ninjas Kick Back" clearly was made with an eye on the international movie market. Set mostly in Japan and adding a female ninja to the three boys, this high-spirited adventure succeeds in…
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