Many Chinese companies are in a tearing hurry to get somewhere fast. But it is not yet clear where Wanda is going with its film ambitions. Is its new mega studio project to be a bridge between China…
The Bit Player
Denis Villeneuve convinces Jake Gyllenhaal to undertake a journey into the subconscious with "Enemy," a simultaneously unsettling and exasperating work of speculative fiction.
Although involving on a scene-to-scene basis, Erik Skjoldbjaerg's '80s-set Norwegian thriller is curiously muted in impact.
Jeffrey Jeturian pokes good-natured fun at TV soap operas in this appealing dramedy starring Filipino screen queen Vilma Santos.
When South Africa made the quantum leap from apartheid to liberation, faced with the task of creating equal opportunities for a population of 40 million (the majority previously disenfranchised), the…
Richie Mehta's engrossing, multi-layered film is a movingly handled story of a child's disappearance.
No one seems paranoid enough in this indifferently made, nearly tension-free thriller.
Helen Hanft, the comedic actress who became a favorite of such writer-directors as Woody Allen, Paul Mazursky and Tom Eyen, died of intestinal complications on May 30 in New York. She was 79. Born in…
"Annie Hall" remains celebrated for the scene in which Woody Allen and Diane Keaton's spoken words are wittily contradicted by their thoughts presented in subtitles. Four years later, Peter Nichols's…
Aimed squarely at auds seeking family-friendly, holiday-themed entertainment, "When Angels Sing" is an innocuously pleasant trifle that likely would be more at home in the Hallmark Movie Channel…