From goofy beginning to emotionally satisfying end, "Love That Boy" is a triumph of talent over limited means. Halifax-shot tale of an overachiever who suffers from arrested development in the…
An experimental high school where students determine how the institution should be run is the subject in "We Are Here Together." Docu is involving and sometimes moving as it charts program's first…
South Africa-set "Beat the Drum" is a handsome, well-crafted family drama combining familiar village-boy-journeys-to-big-bad-city narrative with some forceful pleading for AIDS education. Earnest…
The lives and activism of Tibetans in exile provide primary focus in "Dreaming of Tibet," giving hourlong piece a slightly different tilt from other docus on the subject. Modest package won't travel…
Producer Alain Sarde ("The Pianist") has pacted with Pathe to produce Daniele Thompson's next film, the comedy "Fauteuil d'Orchestre." It will be Sarde's first gig since his split with StudioCanal.
Los Angeles-based distrib Menemsha Films will release Oscar-nominated docu feature "Prisoner of Paradise," which chronicles the true story of a Jewish director ordered to make a Nazi propaganda film.
Revolution Studios has tapped the writing team of Peter Seaman and Jeffrey Price ("The Cat in the Hat") to pen the romantic comedy "Blind Date" for Lou Pitt to produce.
While the venerable New York Film Festival (Oct. 3-13) limits its tight program to 23 features culled from the best of the year's world cinema, several other events on the east coast industry…
Playtone partners Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman have made a preemptive buy of "They Marched into Sunlight," David Maraniss' book about two brutal days that defined the futility of the Vietnam War.
Dimension Films has transformed the 1970s TV series "The Six Million Dollar Man" into a potential tentpole, making it a comic pairing between Jim Carrey and director Todd Phillips.
Deborah Kampmeier was in the midddle of pre-production on her first feature, "Hounddog," starring Robin Wright Penn, when the film's funding fell apart -- for the fourth time.