An absurdly plotted, emotionally illogical coming-of-ager, "Punch" has none -- going about a round before crudely-drawn characters send pic on a narrative dive. Theatrical chances are nil outside…
Basilio Martin Patino's wanderer-returns drama, "Octavia," finds itself on dramatic crutches from practically the first frame. Everything is subservient to the insistent voiceover of a protagonist…
Just for Variety - Army Archerd
A considerable change of pace for Aussie director Alex Proyas, after "The Crow" and "Dark City," "Garage Days" is a sleekly-handled romantic comedy-drama about the misadventures of a struggling rock…
Picture Windows - Scott Hettrick
Jim Keegan, currently chief administrative officer at Lions Gate Entertainment, has added chief financial officer stripes to his title.
Pan-European film fund Eurimages awarded 3.8 million euros ($3.6 million) to 10 productions on Tuesday.
Bollywood star Salman Khan had more than the legal limit of alcohol in his blood after he was allegedly involved in a weekend car crash in Bombay that killed a man, Indian police said on Wednesday.
Hopes that Russian star Sergei Bodrov Jr. and his crew might have survived the avalanche in the southern republic of North Ossetia evaporated Wednesday, when the Emergencies Ministry said there was…
A heavy-handed vaudeville comedy spun around adultery, cross-dressing and mistaken identities, "My Wife's Name Is Maurice" is a gamely thesped, lowbrow farce. Adapted from a long-running stage hit -…
Small is beautiful indeed in the case of "Minimal Stories," a beguiling tale of three parallel journeys across the dusty steppes of Patagonia that culminate in subtle but satisfying moments of…