Albert Saguer's dumb-cop parody "Dirty Vivancos III" manages the odd spark but is let down by a bad script. Tasteless gags and a deja vu plotline are partly redeemed by solid perfs, but high-profile…
Christine Jeffs is in early negotiations to direct Gwyneth Paltrow in the drama about the tragic life of poet Sylvia Plath. Focus Features will handle the pic's domestic distribution.
Singer-songwriter Jewel and her manager, Lenedra Carroll, have created production company Magic Lantern Entertainment and made their first script purchase, "Wave" by tyro scribe David Rothmiller.
"Men in Black" is raking in tidy sums but not proving anywhere near as potent abroad or at home the second time around. Sequels often open at a lower trajectory than the first edition, then fade fast.
Joe G.M. Chan's slight but impressively loopy debut feature opens with a dictionary definition of the word "nonconformist," a label its laconic slacker hero, Wolfgang, does his damnedest to live up…
Rhythm & Hues is beefing up its advertising ranks, tapping Amy Massingale to head the f/x shop's commercial CG production division.
Mark Braddell has been promoted to vice president of sales for Columbia TriStar Film Distributors Intl., reporting to senior executive veep Mark Zucker.
Pitched somewhere between "The Kingdom" and "Trauma: Life in the E.R.," ruminative docu "Through the Walls of the Heart" takes aud on an impressionistic tour of a centuries-old Brussels hospital and…
"Two Drivers" is a charming, visually mischievous comedy about work and love among truckers and pilots in the vast, post-World War II Russian interior. Fests will want to climb aboard, with slight…
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…