On June 11, toymaker Hasbro re-released its "Navajo Code Talker" G.I. Joe action figure, a move that seems like a clever tie-in to MGM's just-releaseed "Windtalkers." Only, it's not.
In a town that prizes toughness, they're the toughest.
Los Angeles has the curious blessing of hosting more than a dozen annual film festivals -- hardly surprising for a town created by the movies, but it's hell on the individual fest trying to make its…
The three-day Hong Kong Intl. Film and TV Market (June 26-28) is the territory's premier film and television tradeshow, and one of the region's biggest events. But the introduction of the three-day…
Commentators inclined toward grand pronouncements will find in "Mr. Deeds" everything they need to sound off about the withering of Hollywood films in particular and American culture in general from…
When the Motion Picture Assn. of America was founded 80 years ago, Hollywood was a one-reel town and the studios had one common problem: censorship born of complaints that the pic biz was a morally…
Delegates at this year's Shanghai International Film Festival are looking back with nostalgia on last year's gathering.
Rethinking the serial killer film in every respect, David Jacobson presents a powerfully cool visualization of a gruesome life in "Dahmer." By de-dramatizing and by refusing to serve up easy…
Australia's Beyond Intl. Ltd. is putting a much stronger accent on the middle part of its moniker.
A lacerating film about the stunted lives of two children whose mother abandoned them when they were tiny, "The Devils" is a hard-hitting yet extremely sensitive contemporary drama. This impressive…