Georgia — the nation in the South Caucasus — has been a rising star in world cinema in the past few years, and at the Locarno Film Festival it is the focus of the Open Doors co-production forum…
The Garden Of Betrayal
A young Austrian soldier patrolling the border is sent to spy on a couple suspected of smuggling illegal migrants in "Crossing Boundaries," a minimalist drama from writer-helmer Florian Flicker.
Entendre Films and Identity Films have tapped scribe Wayne Beach ("Murder at 1600," "Art of War") to adapt Lee Vance's recently published thriller "The Garden of Betrayal."
When I first heard, some time ago, that Sir Michael Caine had been engaged to portray Alfred the Butler in the latest Batman movie, I was frankly disturbed. Full disclosure: I was the piloter of the…
The Garden State preem of Carter W. Lewis' offbeat comedy "Women Who Steal" finds a pair of restless middle-aged women on a tipsy car journey as they face questions of love, life and the perils of…
The Berlin Film Festival has completed the lineup for its main section with the addition of three out-of-competition and five competish titles.
It takes a brave writer to title a play "Purgatory," in any language. How many single-ticket buyers are going to race out to snatch up seats for a show named after the most indeterminate and…
If an age produces the renditions of classic stories that reflect those times, then "The Passion of the Christ," which is contentious, emotional and proficient, must be the Jesus movie for this era…
In "Julie Walking Home," accomplished Polish helmer Agnieszka Holland ("Europa, Europa," "The Secret Garden") views a Canadian woman's personal and family trials through the lens of lay mysticism…
Watching Martin Sherman's "A Madhouse in Goa" is like sharing a bus ride with a ranting lunatic: You know it's crazy, but you can't look away. Fuzzy surrealism mingles, sometimes awkwardly, with…