Smart, highly entertaining comedy runs an ordinary relationship through the mockumentary ringer, with funny and provocative results. If transferred to film, well shot hi-def feature could get some…
Cleverly mounted "Coffee, Tea or Me?" documents changing role of female flight attendants. Forty-year-saga sticks to particulars of a half-dozen New Zealand air hostesses, whose well-lensed…
A fresh new picture from Indonesia after a lengthy cinematic dry spell in the archipelago nation, Riri Riza's "Eliana, Eliana" is a sprightly melodrama that never quite transcends its familiar…
Michel Jette's "Inside" is one "histoire de pen" that's been told a few too many times. Though based on the semi-autobiographical stories of co-screenwriter Leo Levesque, this by-the-numbers prison…
The spirit of Robert Aldrich is alive and well in Harry Bromley-Davenport's "Mockingbird Don't Sing," a sensationalized screen treatment of the headline-grabbing "Genie" case of 1970, in which a…
The latest effort from "Manufacturing Consent"-maker Peter Wintonick, with Katarina Cizek, is a rough primer on how, and how quickly, communications technologies are changing the nature of human…
Argentine vet director Alejandro Agresti turns in a charming story out of his own childhood in "Valentin." The bright 9-year-old hero, who lives with Grandma after his parents' acrimonious…
Imax Corp. announced its first foray into South America on Wednesday with plans to open two giant screen theaters in Chile and two in Ecuador next year.
Scott Hettrick: Picture Windows
The Taiwan government has nixed five pictures that were to have screened at the Golden Horse Film Festival (Oct. 31-Nov. 16), claiming they are sexually explicit or violent.
Film and TV industry promo org National Film and Video Foundation has signed a memorandum of understanding with its counterpart in India, the National Film Development Corp.