Sixteen festival hits from Sundance, Berlin and Cannes, including Roman Polanski's Palme d'Or-winning Holocaust drama "The Pianist," will compete for the audience award at next month's 50th San…
Sony/Revolution's mega-hyped Vin Diesel actioner "XXX" grossed an estimated $46 million to top the weekend box office. Yet solid showing still fell a bit short of some of the more heated pre-release…
The balletic energy and carefully choreographed staging and plotting of Japanese Yakuza movies are the mainspring for writer-producer-director Brian T. Maeda's "Buddha Heads," but almost everything…
An unusual corporate alliance is brewing between Miramax Films and Coors, the century-old, Colorado-based beer company.
After appearing in features "The Players Club," "Two Can Play That Game" and "The Wash," comedian Alex Thomas gets his own comedy special, "Straight Clownin,' " filmed at the Wilshire Ebell Theater…
A spooky sci-fi tale of unexplained crop circles and possible alien invasion do not seem at first glance traditional Disney fare. Yet M. Night Shyamalan's "Signs" opened with $60.1 million this past…
Just when it seemed that there was no more milk in the mockumentary cow, along comes the surprisingly delicious "SuperGuy: Behind the Cape." A rare no-budget indie that formally justifies being…
It sounds like a cross between Fritz Lang and anime, but boosters of machinima hope it will be accepted widely as yet another form of animation.
William Goldman: Screen Trade
While the top brass at Sony may be scratching their heads over the "Men in Black" sequel's inability to fly anywhere near as high overseas as the original and at "Stuart Little 2's" generally mousy…
No wonder American actors are racked with inferiority complexes. When it comes to playing American political figures, the Brits seem to have a lock on the job.