Self-consciously mannered yet fitfully interesting, pic gets the most mileage it can from the eccentric, low-key charisma of Christopher Walken as a black-sheep father making amends to three…
Pedigree cast elevates old-fashioned material and lackluster screenwriting in overlong Southern melodrama that struggles to accumulate emotional weight. John Travolta and Scarlett Johansson make this…
Exodus Film Group has hired veteran animation exec Max Howard to exec produce its CGI-animated pic "Igor." The $20 million-$25 million pic is being financed via Exodus' film fund.
Michael Moore has taken "Fahrenheit 9/11" out of the running for the documentary Oscar and will instead focus on winning best picture. The announcement that the docbuster had not been submitted for…
Fade In magazine has named screenwriter Jeff Fry the grand prize winner of its eighth annual Fade In Awards. Fry won for his action-horror script "Purple Haze," about a young Air Cavalry officer who…
Gotham arthouse distrib Kino has announced U.S. distribution plans for four foreign pickups.
Lacking the kind of "Hero" that is dominating the domestic B.O., ticket sales were sluggish in most offshore markets last weekend as a lot of films did mid-level business.
A rival project to Alfonso Cuaron's upcoming "Mexico '68" is in the works, with John Leguizamo and Vanessa Bauche ("Amores Perros") attached to star.
Top honors went to German helmer Lancelot Naso and to British writer-director Andrea Arnold's short "Wasp" at the 10th annual Palm Springs Intl. Festival of Short Films & Short Film Market kudofest.
If "The Merchant of Venice" is one Shakespeare's better known plays lacking a film version, then Michael Radford's tony adaptation to some degree illustrates why. Polished production, prestige cast…
Impeccably made and genuinely moving account of how Scottish author J.M. Barrie came to write "Peter Pan." Marc Forster's astutely judged follow-up to "Monster's Ball" is the rare modern film that…