The laughs are too cartoonish for wide-range appeal in Matteo Oleotto's broadly played comedy set in Italy's Friuli region.
The Gotham Independent Film Awards have named indie stalwart Richard Linklater as the recipient of the kudos' annual director tribute. Filmmaker will be honored alongside Katherine Oliver, the…
NBC hopes to tap a vein of early 1990s nostalgia with plans to adapt the 1994 pic “Reality Bites” as a half-hour comedy series. Ben Stiller is on board to exec produce, with screenwriter Helen…
Schilling received plaudits this year for his role in "Generation War," a TV drama that follows five young German friends during World War II.
Music Box has acquired U.S. rights to German art-house hit “Oh Boy,” which is being handled in international markets by Beta Cinema. Jan Ole Gerster’s Berlin-set slacker dramedy has been one of the…
By Robert Mitchell LONDON Over the past 20 years, U.K.’s Raindance Film Festival has shown a knack for recognizing talent early. The fifth edition in 1997 opened with the first public screening…
"Do you remember what having fun is?" snarls Jaime Winstone's eponymous slacker detective 30 minutes into "Elfie Hopkins."
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The Sundance Institute has selected Richard Linklater's "Slacker," celebrating its 20th anniversary, as the fest's From the Collection screening.
This mumblecore entry sometimes sacrifices ambiguity for the sake of broader, telegraphed, one-note laughs.