"XXX" with breasts instead of biceps? John Stockwell's "Blue Crush" has all the trappings of an energetic, extreme-sports adventure, but ends up more of a creaky "Pretty Woman" retread, with the…
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The Seattle Times and the Seattle Post Intelligencer have banned advertising for the Spanish-language Palm Pictures release "Sex and Lucia," which took honors for best director and best screenplay at…
"Cowboy Bebop: The Movie" features bounty hunters as heroes on the trail of an elusive nemesis, while exploiting the anime style to depict urban loneliness and near-apocalyptic decay. But as fans of…
The Motion Picture Assn. Latin American Film Workshop is skedded for Oct. 21-25 here.
Sets constructed at Cinecitta Studios in Rome for Martin Scorsese's "Gangs of New York" will be brushed up and brought back to life for Italian director Pasquale Scimeca's small-time gangster drama…
Lebanese film critic Ghassan Abdoul-Khalek and Italian director Paolo Virzi will serve as presidents, respectively, of the Upstream competition and first feature juries at the 59th Venice Intl. Film…
Rebecca Heller has been named director of development at ChickFlicks, the production company established last year by Sara Risher, former production prexy at New Line Cinema.
Bookstores will be piled to the rafters next year with books about jailed CEOs, shady accounting practices, and other business and government scandals.
Documeister Michael Moore is negotiating with Studio Canal to direct and co-write an animated movie that will bear similarities in tone and sentiment to Moore's best-seller "Stupid White Men."
Miramax Films has hired John Polson to direct "Fear Itself," a loose remake of Sam Peckinpah's controversial 1971 drama "Straw Dogs."