Argentinean film exhibition is returning to the levels of the 1980s, when 25-30 new films were released each month.
B.O. data overseas was sketchy last weekend due to Memorial Day and a public holiday Monday in the U.K., but "Notting Hill" clearly conquered Blighty while "The Matrix" enjoyed socko bows in the…
Writer Henryk Sienkiewicz's mighty trilogy of 17th-century Poland finally reaches cinematic completion in "With Fire & Sword," reputedly the largest production in Polish film history.
The Cannes Film Festival wouldn't be the same without a film from veteran Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira. At the age of 90, he's back this year with "The Letter," a contemplative, deceptively…
Miramax Films has tapped scribes Stephen Susco and John Weidner to write the actioner "Airtime" for Scott Ziehl ("Broken Vessels") to direct.
The true silliness of the ponderously straight-faced "Instinct" becomes clear once you've distilled it to basic High Concept -- in this case, "Apeman Killer Teaches Yuppie Shrink to Feel!" Awkward…
"Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" soared deep into box office hyperspace over the Memorial Day weekend, grossing an estimated $64.8 million in four days and flying past the $200 million…
UCLA's School of Theater, Film & Television will present its Spotlight Awards to six student directors on June 16.
There comes a moment --- or so one hopes --- in every character actor's life when a reliable performer suddenly projects himself as a star. For decades, Timothy West has been appearing both opposite…
Although it ostensibly concerns a man stricken by the death of his wife, "8 1 /2 Women" mainly seems to reflect the tragedy of an artist fatally separated from his Muse. Peter Greenaway continues his…
Latest outing by German Wunderkind Detlev Buck ("No More Mr. Nice Guy," "Jailbirds") is his flashiest, most overproduced --- and least funny --- pic to date, though it rarely drags and consistently…