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Adam Sandler, star of a string of successful laffers including this year's dark comedy "Punch-Drunk Love" from Paul Thomas Anderson, was named male star of the year for ShoWest 2003, organizers said…
Undeterred by failure during the last congressional session, backers of anti-runaway production legislation have re-introduced a tax credit bill aimed at productions under $10 million.
Bill Kurtis will be feted with a lifetime achievement award at the 39th Chicago Intl. Television Awards.
Guaranteed to never screen in any legit mainland Chinese venue due to its daring depictions of rebellious artistic protest as well as explicit sexuality, Hu Ze's "Beijing Suburb" is a quietly…
The problems facing a well-developed and attractive 16-year-old with an independent outlook on the world are explored in "A Big Girl Like You," which centers on a natural perf by Mercedes Cecchetto…
Prolific Berlin filmmaker Lothar Lambert turns his video camera on octogenarian Eva Ebner, a minor star of German movies for five decades. Ebner proves perfectly capable of standing up to the…
Hip-hop star DMX will team, through his fledgling Bloodline Films banner, with N.Y.-based indie outfit ContentFilm to produce and star for director Ernest Dickerson in "Never Die Alone," which will…
"Old School" is this year's kinder, gentler "Animal House.". Slickly made, diverting albeit unmemorable effort from director Todd Phillips and his co-scenarist Scot Armstrong isn't half so fresh or…
The 300th episode of "The Simpsons," "Barting Over," is as crisp as any Simpsons episode we've seen over the last five or six seasons. It's about the only network show that can be depended on for a…