A journalist and actress go head-to-head in "Interview," an engaging two-hander by quirky maverick Theo van Gogh that's let down by a weak ending. Though the stellar casting of Pierre Bokma and Katja…
Lead Ryu Seung-beom, best known for playing pugnacious young punks ("Die Bad," "No Blood No Tears"), is the main reason for watching "Conduct Zero," his first starring role. The high school…
Federal officials, beset by Southern California's rampaging wildfires, have pulled the plug on filming in the Angeles National Forest north of Los Angeles for as long as a month.
Even experienced filmmakers can make amateurish pics using new technology. An intriguing DV concept goes awry as "Margaret's Museum" helmer Mort Ransen acts -- from the camera's p.o.v. -- as a cranky…
Straining to plant itself in the horror garden somewhere between "The Shining" and "The Omen," helmer Park Ki-hyung's "Acacia" never takes root in the imagination nor blooms as a sheer frightener…
China gets its first SARS-era romantic comedy with "38°C," an odd-couple movie starring popular thesps Huang Lei and Tao Hong. An enjoyable enough time-passer of interest to Sinophiles, pic is most…
IFP/Chicago will hold its 12th annual Independent Filmmakers Conference at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Oct. 31-Nov. 2. Event features panels and seminars about timely and important…
Producer Jennifer Klein has set up her new production shingle Apartment 3B Prods. at MGM, landing a two-year first-look production deal with the Lion.
Roman Polanski probably won't get his day in court after all. The helmer was told Tuesday that he cannot give evidence in his U.K. libel suit against Vanity Fair magazine by video link from France.
Shooting People, a free networking website for independent filmmakers started in the U.K., has launched in Gotham.