"Stone Reader" is a debut of enormous craft, surety and resourcefulness --- a superlative, soul-baring non-fiction work that will generate torrential word-of-mouth among auds lucky enough to catch it.
"Closely Watched Trains" meets Jacques Demy in Filip Renc's jaw-droppingly buoyant "Rebels," which posits a retro, candy-colored Czechoslovakia on the eve of the 1968 Soviet invasion. Pic combines…
Less an historical flashback than a present-tense valentine, vet docu team Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker's "Only the Strong Survive" takes infectious delight in keeping company with Ann Peebles…
Polish-born, New York-based Przemyslaw Shemie Reut's challenging experimental drama "Paradox Lake" is a verite-style journey inside the complex world of autism, told through the experience of a…
If it falls short of doing for chopsocky cinema what "Airplane!" did for the formerly friendly skies, neither is Steve Oedekerk's "Kung Pow Enter the Fist" the unwatchable embarrassment Fox clearly…
Winner of the 2002 Sundance Film Festival's Grand Jury Prize for Documentary Feature, "Daughter From Danang" is an intelligent, well-observed and ineffably poignant study of an Amerasian woman's…
Robert Redford will be honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences with an honorary award at the 74th annual Oscarcast.
Martin Scorsese intends to get a jump on the Howard Hughes biopic race and is poised to direct his "Gangs of New York" star Leonardo DiCaprio in the project.
Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner's Par-based C/W Prods. will develop historian Hampton Sides' bestseller "Ghost Soldiers" for Cruise to star and Steven Spielberg to helm.
WINTER PIC UPTICK Despite the absence of a "Hannibal"-esque tentpole, this winter’s slate is at a five-year high in terms of the number of releases. Today’s four wide bows are a sign of crowded…
The Museum of Television & Radio's 19th annual William S. Paley Television Festival looks at laffers this year with a lineup that includes a scribe-studded salute to funnyman Fred Allen and an…