Ang Lee's "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" dominated the lineup for the upcoming Hong Kong Film Awards with 16 nods, which were announced March 7.
The original German title of "Passing Summer" translates as "My Slow Life," and they don't come much slower than this latest study of emotional ennui by writer-director Angela Schanelec. Film is a…
Helmer Ted Demme has teamed with scribe Chris Kletzien on a pair of projects that Demme will produce through his film and television deals.
"Every Dumped Boyfriend Is Lost" is the sad tale of a guy's broken heart rolled paper thin. Pic's surrealistic sets and dizzy pace point to younger viewers, but they are unlikely to turn out in…
A documentary is running second to blockbuster "Hannibal" at Norway's box office.
Backend: Paul Sweeting
British documentarian, TV director and sometimes feature filmmaker Chris Petit has lionized essayist Manny Farber in "Negative Space," a sleight-of-hand docu/road-movie in which form gleefully…
Cary Woods has been brought aboard Artists Management Group by partners Mike Ovitz, Rick Yorn and Julie Yorn to develop and produce films in addition to advising and managing clients. Woods, who had…
The idiocy and injustice of racism are explored in the omnibus collection "Don't Make Trouble!", a dozen short films directed by well-known helmers from scripts by youngsters aged 16-26.
Films about angels who come to Earth to bring love and happiness to mere mortals require a special touch not provided by writer-director Ip Kam-hung in this cloying embarrassment. Despite attractive…
Oscar prospects for "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" took a major leap forward Saturday night with Ang Lee tapped for the Directors Guild of America's award for "outstanding directorial achievement…