It may be set in the present, but novice helmer Giovanni Morricone's comic romance "Instructing the Heart" feels stuck in '70s TV land. From the ultra predictable plot to the relentlessly chipper…
The death in 2003 of Fiat head Giovanni Agnelli occurred amid chronic crisis in the Italian car firm. Helmer Gianfranco Barberi aims to explore the public reaction to Agnelli's death in "Requiem," a…
The "Words" just don't stop coming when an attractive young ecologist lectures her friends about how nearly perfect her relationship was, but auds will wish she'd find something else to say in Corso…
Some films are best encapsulated via imaginary tabloid headlines, which in "The Singing Forest's" case would be: "Daughter's Fiancee Is My Reincarnated Gay Nazi Lover, Dad Claims." Given a conceit…
A handful of lonely lives minutely observed makes for less than riveting viewing in "Tokyo.Sky," a tale of urban alienation from firsttime director Hiroshi Ishikawa. Realistic but dreary pic…
Paramount Pictures has signed "Elf" producers Todd Komarnicki and Jon Berg to a first-look production deal through their Guy Walks Into a Bar shingle.
Gotham's most graceful gathered Tuesday evening for Robert Altman's terpsichorean exploration "The Company."
Jamie Lee Curtis is set to star opposite Tim Allen in the Revolution Studios comedy "Skipping Christmas," which studio topper Joe Roth will helm.
Actor-rapper DMX and his production company, Bloodline Films, have made a deal to star in and produce two pics with Emmett/Furla Films.
Number of femme writer-directors who have won an original screenplay Oscar for a film they also helmed: Jane Campion for 1993's "The Piano." This year, "Lost in Translation's" Sofia Coppola or…
Sony Pictures Classics is acquiring rights for North America, Mexico and Australia to Merchant Ivory Prods.' Chinese period drama "The White Countess," to star Natasha Richardson, Ralph Fiennes and…