Mimmo Calopresti, one of Italy's most modernist directors in terms of subject and technique, asks, in this pic, where happiness is to be found today. The tormented characters of his earlier work here…
For those who like rhetoric in movies, "Counselor De Gregorio" resounds as a stirring plea for all the values trampled on by modern society: honor, justice, respect, the dignity of man. More…
Two men in a small village love the same woman in "Jonny Vang," a mildly amusing effort, billed as a comedy but with a pervading sense of melancholy, from first-time director Jens Lien and first-time…
An elaborate tapestry of tales, some of which criss-cross, during 48 hours around the German-Polish border, "Distant Lights" reps the strongest work to date by director Hans-Christian Schmid. Pic…
A reluctant mafia recruit from Sicily flees to Poland to escape the mob in "It's Not Me," a lame thriller always four or five steps behind the audience. The most curious thing about this very…
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped David E. Kelley as this year's recipient of the Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television.
HBO has embraced the Force, agreeing to lay out about $15 million for the exclusive pay TV rights to "Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones."
Vet American producer and studio exec Sandy Lieberson will chair Film London, the new public body for the city's film and media industry.
Warner Bros. is teaming up with Imax for the first time to make a 45-minute documentary about NASCAR.
Warner Bros. has set "Matrix" star Laurence Fishburne to write, direct and star in "The Alchemist," an adaptation of the Paulo Coehlo novel. Deal comes as Fishburne stars for WB with Keanu Reeves in…
The "Daredevil" B.O. wasn't the only casualty of Mother Nature's splashy East Coast tour. Broadway's "Phantom of the Opera" missed a perf for just the second time in 15 years, power outages cut TV…