Inspired by his own bout with colon cancer, writer-director Wendell Morris takes a darkly comedic look at the disease in his tyro feature "The Medicine Show." Never quite as funny as it means to be…
Perhaps at one time, competitive figure skating would have been an ideal subject for a mockumentary -- but that was before the form exhausted itself, which it did prior to "On Edge." Director Karl…
A semi-charming children's fable from South America, Lisandro Duque Naranjo's "Invisible Children" excels at presenting a child's-eye view of the world -- specifically, it captures the agile openness…
This gloomy but strangely attractive debut feature is the work of South Korean writer-director Song Il Gon, who trained at Poland's National Film School. The Polish influence can, perhaps, be found…
"Harry Potter" mania spread around the world over the weekend as the blockbuster shattered all-time industry opening records in seven European territories, saw rousing bows in Southeast Asia and…
The Sundance Channel has signed to do the exclusive U.S. cablecast of the European Film Awards for the fourth straight year.
A low-budget stab at creating a "Short Cuts"-style mosaic of modern ennui, Kiko Stella's "How to Make a Martini" lacks the verve and style to emerge as more than a tedious soap-operatic jumble. Based…
Disney will join Fox in providing firstrun films to the frontlines in the war on terrorism. Over Thanksgiving, Fox staged its international premiere of "Behind Enemy Lines" on a U.S. aircraft carrier…
Artisan Home Entertainment and Lions Gate Entertainment have swooped in to take distribution rights on Kushner-Locke's film and television library as K-L filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last week.
Video premiere movie productions are under way through three different studios, each of which involves relatively high-profile properties.
As if by magic, the new Harry Potter movie has popped up in China -- courtesy of the country's notorious copyright pirates.