Miramax Films' slender release schedule for 2004 has gotten slimmer. "Dear Frankie," which Miramax confirmed for a fall release less than two weeks ago, is now slated for March 4.
Jean-Luc Godard's "Notre musique" (Our Music) has won the Intl. Federation of Film Critics (Fipresci) Grand Prix for film of the year.
Underscoring strong interest in the upcoming election, an SRO crowd of about 150 scribes attended the WGA West's "Meet the Candidates" event on Wednesday.
Nine-year-old actress Jodelle Ferland has signed to play the lead in Terry Gilliam's pic "Tideland."
Did dictator Joseph Stalin's second wife, Nadezhda Alliluyeva, shoot herself in the head, or was she murdered? What could daily life have been like with the revolutionary-turned-tyrant? These are the…
Feistiness and frustration over stalled contract negotiations are the dominant themes among leaders of the 3,000 scribes repped by the WGA East.
"Landscape of My Heart" offers a bitter, kaleidoscopic docu reverie from one-time Czech New Wave helmer Jan Nemec, now 68. Reconstructing Nemec's own fleeting thoughts during a recent heart…
Portrait of Swiss journalist and novelist Arthur Honegger reps a well-meaning but clumsy docu of strictly local interest. Pic haphazardly relates how foundling Honegger endured a quasi-Dickensian…
Themes of juvenile crime, parental guilt and personal revenge pass each other like ships in the night in labored, dramatically static drama which lacks both point and involving point-of-view. Pic…
Emotions run hot but story blows cold in tale of five buddies whose lives change during a winter weekend. Avoids most of the obvious cliches, yet never generates enough tension or rooting interest…
Dour ensemble comedy in which a gay wedding provides occasion for all attendees to reveal just how emotionally crippled they are. Gay or straight, every relationship here is dysfunctional. Pic feels…