Paramount Pictures has given "Star Trek: Nemesis" the greenlight to head into production at warp speed, with f/x studio Digital Domain tapped to oversee the digital visuals of the 10th installment of…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
In a sluggish weekend overseas, "The Fast and the Furious" and "Cats & Dogs" put some zip into the Australian B.O. while "A.I. Artificial Intelligence" took the crown in the U.K. with unexceptional…
Named for the sharp jolt that prematurely ends a pinball game, "Tilt" is an odd, insular road movie about a handful of lost souls bouncing off of each other in the vast dusty expanse of Spain's lower…
One of the most striking discoveries at this year's Montreal fest, "Laundry" is an offbeat character comedy that announces a talent in writer-director Junichi Mori. Pic builds in a precise, organic…
A ragtag group of Swiss conscripts gets itself into hot water during routine maneuvers in "Neutral," an original and thrilling "what if?" scenario leached of much visual tension by decision to shoot…
A half-baked, fundamentally ludicrous tale of usurped identity set in the sleazy fast lane of the Paris-based music biz, ultra-trashy "Pretty Things" is rescued and partially redeemed by a bang-up…
A middle-aged shopkeeper in the "new" Berlin struggles to find peace and purpose in "Heidi M.," a rewardingly low-key drama about average lives in a rapidly changing metropolis. Although too slight…
Columbia TriStar looks set to enter movie production in Spain following its incursion into local production in Hong Kong, Brazil and the U.K.
Popular young Russian thesp Sergei Bodrov Jr. exhibits a strong, commercial-edged voice in his directing bow, "Sisters."