A risky idea only occasionally gets both wheels off the ground in "The Theory of Flight," a sometimes wryly amusing, oftimes dramatically awkward story about a wheelchair victim determined to lose…
Writer-director Ron Shelton has teamed with indie producer Stephen Chin to form Shanghai'd Films, an independent finance and production company that will make low- to moderately budgeted films.
"Out of Sight" director Steven Soderbergh has assembled a 1960s-iconic cast for his next pic, Artisan Entertainment's "The Limey," comprising vets Peter Fonda, Terence Stamp, Lesley Ann Warren and…
A feature debut that packs a knockout punch, the Australian "Praise" is a surprise for both its potent content and technical skill. The story of young down-and-outers is unsparing in detail, yet…
Former "Saturday Night Live" star Rob Schneider has teamed with scribe Harris Goldberg on two features: "The Big Miss" and indie pic "Deuce Baggio, Prostitute Guy." Schneider may star in both, but…
At the midway point of the 23rd Toronto Intl. Film Festival there's general elation that extends well beyond the fact that the planes are back in the air.
The allure of fame and fortune has drawn millions to Hollywood and spawned a veritable industry of books and movies about making it or not in the film industry. "L.A. Without a Map," based on Richard…
London's legendary Old Vic theater has been confirmed as the venue for this year's European Film Awards, to take place Dec. 4.
While his "Black Cat White Cat" has received acclaim at the Venice Film Festival and was acquired by October Films, Yugoslavian director Emir Kusturica is stepping up preparations for his…
The temptation is to lump Sam Raimi's first nongenre entry, "A Simple Plan," with the Coen brothers' "Fargo": Both are slices of life about outlandish crimes and Average Joe felons in over their…
Fox Searchlight's "Slums of Beverly Hills" crept into the top slot on the exclusives roster this weekend, bringing home $85,771 on seven screens in Gotham and L.A.