Miramax co-CEO Harvey Weinstein has pinned most of his Oscar hopes this year on a film about a small-minded town transformed by the power of chocolate.
In a 1933 trial, French courts ruled that two housemaids, having killed their employer and her daughter, were guilty of premeditated murder. Julie-Marie Parmentier and Sylvie Testud are eerily…
In a move that casts further doubt on a pre-strike start for "Basic Instinct 2," Bruce Greenwood has taken the lead role in Dimension's David Twohy-directed pic "Below," a WWII submarine thriller…
Documentarian Stanley Nelson offers another illuminating African-American history lesson with "Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind." Skillfully entwining archival material with talking-heads…
The Motion Picture Sound Editors have tapped three-time Oscar winner Charles L. Campbell to receive the organization's Career Achievement Award.
Lone Scherfig's mellow relationship comedy "Italian for Beginners" is a warm charmer about chance and the rhythms of life among working-class thirtysomethings in a Copenhagen suburb. Slow to get in…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
Manitoba enfant terrible Noam Gonick transitions from shorts to feature terrain with "Hey, Happy!," a post-apocalyptic whimsy that has cult-status-or-bust written all over it. Curiously charming…
Lions Gate Releasing has acquired U.S. theatrical distribution rights to "Liam," a critically hailed drama directed by Stephen Frears. A summer 2001 release is planned.
"Haiku Tunnel" is a sharply written comedy on the dispiriting world of the lower-level corporate drone. While it plays more like TV sketch-comedy shtick than film material, this modest production…
Early risers on Tuesday can track the nominations for the 73rd annual Academy Awards online via Daily Variety's Web site.