Quietly engaging tale held together by two charismatic leads may offer little drama, but its sweet-natured approach to emigrant identity makes points about the meaning of home and place with the…
Cop drama "Straehl" seems to think it's in the hardboiled spirit of "Serpico," but plays more like a throwback "Baretta" transplanted to contempo Zurich. Cliched and overbaked -- but in a fun way -…
Woody Allen, Annette Bening and Jeff Bridges will receive this year's prestigious career achievement Donostia Awards at the 52nd San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival.
LABORING DAYS History has shown there’s little hope for the long term prospects of Labor Day releases. The "Jeepers Creepers" franchise aside, many of the holiday weekend’s frosh bows fail to…
Oliver Stone will receive a lifetime achievement award from the Stock-holm Intl. Film Festival on Nov. 18.
Taking prolific novelist Donald Westlake's story of a sailor rediscovering his ex-wife, helmer-scribe Laurence Ferreira Barbosa ("Modern Life") crafts a pleasant character study that seeks to answer…
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…