Artfully intertwining fates of disparate characters who must come to terms with the past if they want any shot at future happiness, Eric Schaeffer's pic is a sharply observed comedy-drama with…
The Canuck preem of Paul Morrison's "Wondrous Oblivion," about two boys whose love of cricket crosses the racial divide, will open the seventh Sprockets Toronto Film Festival for Children, which runs…
The U.S. arm of giant Japanese distrib Gaga Communications has tapped one-time topper Kiyoshi Watanabe prexy-CEO, replacing Yoko Asakura, effective immediately.
L.A.-based Aussie director Rod Hardy will return to Oz to make "December Boys," a 1960s-set pic about four young orphans who long for a home and a family.
Italy has given "The Passion of the Christ" a general-admission rating, making the cradle of Catholicism the only country so far where Mel Gibson's gory pic will go out unrestricted.
Alfonso and Carlos Cuaron, the Mexican brothers whose last collaboration, "Y tu mama tambien," was an international hit, are ramping up a slate of projects to direct under the Anhelo banner that…
Near-future that looks oddly reminiscent of Depression-era America provides setting for striking debut feature by Jake Mahaffy, a virtual one-man-band filmmaker. Using a hand-cranked silent movie…
Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker don't swing for the fences in unremarkable docu that offers straightforward account of young baseball players from Aptos, Calif., charting the small-town team's…
Writer-director Tricia Brock springs a few pleasant surprises while tilling familiar ground in "Killer Diller," her promising debut feature about a guitar-playing car thief who transforms a…
Mainland Chinese comic Fan Wei makes a smooth transition to more serious fare in a likable light drama centered on a father and son in contempo Beijing. Character-driven item would sit well in…
Eerie blend of human thesps seamlessly interacting with computer-generated 3-D and motion-capture animation depicts New York as a metropolis that has taken its cues from comic books and sci-fi…
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