Reviewed on videocassette, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Nov. 9, 1999. (In Fort Lauderdale Film Festival.) Running time: 77 MIN.
The Finns have rediscovered local cinema. In 1999 Finnish features accounted for more than 25% of theatrical admissions, and five domestic titles qualified for the list of top 10 films -- the best…
Reviewed on videocassette, Houston, Dec. 27, 1999. (In San Francisco Independent Film Festival.) Running time: 130 MIN.
While the press keeps insisting that Disney's "Pearl Harbor" is a fait accompli, it isn't.
A crash course in Comparative Religion would be helpful before seeing this deadpan, stylized bio of Saint Jerome, the monk who first translated the Bible into Latin. Low-budget and visually drab, pic…
Sweden's Svensk Filmindusti and 20th Century Fox will open a joint distribution company in Helsinki to offer theatrical and video titles on the Finnish market.
Screenplay, Carlo and Enrico Vanzina. Camera (color), Gianlorenzo Battaglia; editor, Luca Montanari; music, Manuel De Sica. Original title: Vacanze di Natale 2000. Reviewed at Barberini Cinema, Rome…
Hoping to pump up its underdeveloped action arena, Sony Pictures Entertainment's Columbia Pictures has signed Mace Neufeld to a three-year, first-look production deal.
Not all the characters in Richard Linklater's seminal "Slacker" 10 years ago were stoned, or male. But if they'd been both, the results might have turned out rather like "Rock Opera," another indie…
The American Cinema Editors have nominated "American Beauty," "The Insider," "The Matrix," "The Sixth Sense" and "The Talented Mr. Ripley" for the 1999 feature film dramas with the best editing.
An earnest, seemingly authentic but strangely unengaging account of life in a physical therapy center, “Blue Clear Across to America” follows a diverse group of quadriplegics and paraplegics as they…