An outstanding performance in the title role by Katharina Schuettler is reason alone to watch "Sophiiiie!," a potentially downbeat study of a self-destructive girl that's made funny, watchable…
Two smalltime crooks and an enigmatic Ukrainian looker bounce around the uncertain world of post-communist Central Europe in "Blue Moon," a highly engaging character-comedy which delivers emotionally…
First-time helmer Nisha Pahuja's highly entertaining docu provides a playful, wry look at four Indo-Canadians who have reversed the migratory tide and left Canada for India to make it in the movies…
Shari L. Carpenter's "Kali's Vibe," is as indecisive as its title character, alternatingly leaning toward farce, sitcom and gentle character portrait. It shows strain in all three areas, testing an…
Mitch Levine has been named CEO and exec director of the Palm Springs Film Festivals, replacing Denis Pregnolato.
Apparently conceived as a stimulus to help 340-pound actor Joel Lefrancois lose weight, French helmer Alain Cavalier's "Rene" uses Lefrancois' physical transformation to create the illusion of…
Relating a Jewish-German Jazz Age true story similar to that of the Comedian Harmonists, "To the Other End of the World" rescues from obscurity the Weintraubs Syncopators, a hugely popular musical…
A sequel reuniting the character and cast scroll of longtime Dutch helmer Frans Weisz and returning scenarist Judith Herzberg's "Leedvermaak" (1989), "Qui Vive" may work nicely as a companion piece…
John Lundin, Cinemark's head film buyer and film veep, will be honored with the Al Shapiro Distinguished Service Award at ShowEast 2002.
IFC Prods., with Jersey Films and Killer Films and in association with John Wells Prods., is producing Todd Graff's directorial debut, "Camp."