Heinz Thym, head of internal sales, marketing and acquisitions for the RTL Group subsidiary CLT/Ufa Intl., is ankling his post to set up a new sales, production and financing company.
Deliberately outrageous buddy study "Cahoots" takes male bonding to Freudian extremes, giving topliner Keith Carradine his best role in years as a tough drifter with a troubling attachment to David…
Paramount Pictures has signed a multi-year agreement to sponsor the Chesterfield Film Co.'s Writer's Film Project (WFP), a fellowship program that encourages new screenwriters.
Part satire of gross-out TV, part gross-out movie itself, "Nexxt: Frau Plastic Chicken Show" gets its message over in the first few reels and doesn't bring much else to the table after that…
An unusually bright, inspired look at the perils of breaking into the acting business, multihyphenate Debra Eisenstadt's "Daydream Believer" reps sure-footed guerrilla filmmaking. Shot…
Two newspaper ads for Artisan's upcoming pic "The Center of the World" directed by Wayne Wang were recently deemed too racy to run in the New York Times and Los Angeles Times, as well as several…
A potentially interesting film about a bunch of high school students whose graduation coincides with the downfall of Communism in Hungary in 1989, "Moscow Square" fails to live up to its promise.
In "Day Off," the fact that French kids don't attend school on Wednesdays is the launch pad for an elaborate ensembler with neatly drawn, criss-crossing strands. The bittersweet venture is marbled…
Bulgaria's Oscar contender this year was a leisurely, thinly plotted road movie that, though visually attractive, lacks a distinctive vision. TV slottings are the best bet for this minor effort.
Though at first "Close to Home" seems like an amateur docu in search of a subject, it eventually turns into an unexpectedly affecting saga about survivors of World War II on the Allied and Nazi…