Loud, crass redo of Hitchcock's "Rope," with what may be the most despicable cast of characters to descend on Las Vegas since Peter Berg's "Very Bad Things," writer-director Mark Anthony Galluzzo…
Five years in the making, and based on a 1974 comic book by cult cartoonist Hugo Pratt, "Corto Maltese" is a good-looking but dramatically bland toon centered on an early 20th-century adventurer in…
Now in its 29th year, the Telluride Film Festival (Aug. 30-Sept. 2), is an end-of-summer ritual for well-heeled cinephiles.
Ellen Burstyn was a natural. Arriving in New York in the late '50s with a dancer's figure, a model's good looks and nary a day of acting training, she promptly landed the lead in a Broadway play. By…
In an upstate New York hamlet , the Lake Placid Film Forum has played host to industry notables such as John Sayles and Mira Nair. And because its slate includes films that have already secured…
Programming the huge slate of the Toronto Intl. Film Festival takes more than just talk of aesthetics -- it takes old-fashioned elbow grease. "We have a dynamic programming team who don't always…
When Pierre Lescure looks out of his window at the Hotel Normandie this week, the jury president of this year's Deauville Festival of American Film will be confronted with a reminder of his past.
For the first time in the studio's history, Disney will release a summer tentpole toon on video during the same calendar year.
Deauville, the French fest dedicated to American cinema, is an apt launch pad for TFM -- a new theatrical distribution venture between Gallic broadcaster TF1 and U.S. indie heavyweight Miramax.