Miramax's poker drama "Rounders" drew an $8.8 million hand and walked away the winner of a low-stakes post-Labor Day weekend box office game, according to studio projections.
Cleverly juggling the elements and encounters of a simple thriller scenario by using multiple viewpoints and a domino effect to create different destinies, "Run Lola Run" is a breathless race against…
The story of an older guy getting it on with an oversexed, much younger gal is the most overused trick in the Gallic film textbook. It's a credit to helmer Cedric Kahn that he manages to breathe…
"Ronin" reps a pleasurable throwback to the sort of gritty, low-tech international thriller that was a staple of the 1960s.
Scottish comedian Billy Connolly -- best known in the U.S. for his turn opposite Judi Dench in the period pic "Mrs. Brown" -- will be the master of ceremonies at this year's BAFTA L.A. presentation…
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Musical numbers: "A Pirate's Life," "Viva the People," "I'll Cut Him to Ribbons," "Always the Bridesmaids," "Say No to Your Heart," "When the Buzzards Come Back to Capistrano," "Wanting You," "Be My…
An elaborate and elegant suspenser that gives Catherine Deneuve plenty of leeway to act up a storm, "Place Vendome" features coveted gemstones, the no-nonsense factions that want them and a woman's…
Choosing to bestow its highest honor on a film deemed to be one of the official competition's major disappointments, the international jury of the 55th Venice Intl. Film Festival awarded the Golden…
Brimming with royal intrigue, court conspiracies, sex, violence, treachery, bloodshed and even a touch of cross-dressing, "Elizabeth" is superior historical soap opera that shrewdly sidesteps all the…
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