Three relative newcomers and two longtime vets were center stage in nominations for the 55th annual Directors Guild of America awards.
A tone-deaf horror flick in which the title character metes out punishment-fits-the-crime deaths, "The Pharmacist" manages to combine killer ladybugs, a transvestite hooker, an antelope, ancient…
Cannuck filmmaker Atom Egoyan will be presiding over this year's Berlin Int'l Film Festival jury, which will also include fellow North Americans Kathryn Bigelow ("K-19: The Widowmaker") and Sundance…
A stylishly lensed film noir, "Fine Dead Girls" sympathetically depicts two gay women who move into an apartment building stocked with characters out of a horror film. Fast-paced but a little flat…
The passionate love affair between Carl Gustav Jung and Sabina Spielrein, Switzerland's first female psychoanalyst, is absorbingly retold -- if unevenly executed -- by Italo helmer Roberto Faenza in…
An animated feature that tries hard to enchant, but disturbs more than it charms, "The Boy Who Wanted to Be a Bear" centers on a peculiar Inuit legend about an Eskimo raised by a polar bear and a…
A song about the BevHilton post-Golden Globes scene would have the chanting lyrics "Who, who, who let the fans in?"
For years Hollywood's f/x community had proclaimed that it was only a matter of time before computer-generated characters played larger roles in major studio productions.
In Andrew Niccol's summer New Line satire "Simone," movie director Viktor Taransky (Al Pacino) creates the perfect virtual actor -- a "vactor" -- one who doesn't complain, make demands or disagree…
You've probably seen the just-add-water demonstrations: a quick shot of a wire frame on a computer screen, then 10 seconds of digital ink and paint and there you go, a 3-D digital character is…
Growing up with three brothers, Gray Marshall learned as a youngster how to accommodate people.