The old quip that “advertisers pay for everything and own nothing” may soon be history — at least in the film industry. Advertisers are wising up. Why should they sink millions of dollars into…
ShowEast 2002, which opens here today, aims to jazz up its usual speeches-and-screenings banquet menu with some snazzy seminars on, among other topics, digital cinema.
Madonna's "Swept Away" dodged a potential bullet Tuesday when a judge refused to block Friday's release of the film, despite an alleged producer's claim that he was denied a screen credit.
Larry Meistrich's Film Movement has picked up North American rights to three festival winners for its new subscription-based distribution service.
After three decades, the Sunbeam Theater remains a place where the staff book seats by marking papers with crayon and their sour expressions laugh in the face of today's mantra of…
Genial and quirky, "Try Seventeen" is a character-driven comedy about a young man (Elijah Wood) striking out on his own, who meets an extended family of rooming-house oddballs, and must ultimately…
A grueling account of an apparently normal woman's descent into self-mutilation, French actress-turned-director Marina de Van's "In My Skin" delves far more deeply into grisly physical manifestation…
Bringing an agreeably light touch and quirky sense of humor to potentially angst-ridden material, acclaimed short film director Chiqui Carabante makes a smooth move into features with "Carlos Against…
Inhabiting a stylistic space somewhere between the Hindi mainstream and artier New Indian Cinema, Tamil helmer Mani Ratnam comes up with another enjoyable melange of socially aware entertainment with…
A dark family drama flecked with typically mordant Icelandic humor, "The Sea" reps an unsteady sophomore outing by writer-director Baltasar Kormakur, whose sprightly sexual comedy "101 Reykjavik" was…