William Becker, who with a partner acquired Janus Films in 1965, expanded its catalog of arthouse and Hollywood classics and broadened the distribution of that catalog to audiences at universities…
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Romanian helmer Corneliu Porumboiu's latest drama is so carefully intellectualized that the picture has no room to breathe.
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Development exec and script reader Catherine Boyer died Sunday, June 12, in Los Angeles from causes related to interstitial pulmonary fibrosis and scleroderma.
Cyrus I. Harvey, founder of distributor Janus Films, which released arthouse pics by foreign directors such as Fellini, Bergman and Kurosawa, died Thursday in Dayville, Conn., of a stroke suffered…
It may be July, but don't expect "Smiles on a Summer Night" -- at least not in the U.S. "Cries and Whispers" of frustration may be more like it.
Chockfull of ideas and with an irreverence that irresistibly recalls late '60s American cinema, thesp John Turturro's third outing in the helmer's chair, "Romance & Cigarettes," alternately shines…
Cannes Classics Series, the film fest's sidebar on classic pics, will spotlight French helmer Jean Renoir, organizers announced Thursday. Thesp Betsy Blair, who is serving on Un Certain Regard jury…
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