The Asian presence at AFM 2002 remains strong despite the anemic world economy.
A dying millionaire returns to his homeland and faces his violent past in the heavy-handed "Symphony of Silence," Armenia's first official Oscar submission. Though credibly acted, the film lacks both…
From the team that made doc "Seven Songs From the Tundra" (2000), which was booked by a number of festivals, "Mothers of Life" is more of the same, though filmed in two parts over a 10-year period…
Undeniably intriguing due to its subject matter, nonfictioner "Sex With Strangers" observes three couples on the "swinger" scene -- well, 3½, since one unit is a wobbly menage a trois -- sans tabloid…
The commencement of the United States' direct combat role in Vietnam is painted in a mixture of brutal, personal, heroic, tragic and, at times, corny and cliched terms in "We Were Soldiers." As the…
POSTHUMOUS PICS Warner Bros. is carrying on with its release of "Queen of the Damned" despite the death of topliner Aaliyah. Past results have been erratic for…
While few f/x facilities have made the leap into original pic production, Digital Domain ("Titanic") is expanding its slate of inhouse projects, pacting with "Shrek" scribes Ted Elliott and Terry…
In what is being called "Boogie Nights" meets "The Fast and the Furious," Universal Pictures has made a preemptive deal to build a movie around premier skateboarder Tony Hawk.
Thinking franchise, New Line Cinema has linked with Zide/Perry Entertainment to bring recently released vidgame "State of Emergency" to the silver screen.
Columbia Pictures has taken domestic distribution rights to the John Travolta/Samuel L. Jackson starrer "Basic."
Guy McElwaine, the former chairman-CEO of Columbia Pictures and vice chairman of ICM, has been named president of Jim Robinson's Morgan Creek Prods. effective March 1.