In October 1992, the Royal National Theater opened a new production of the 1945 J. B. Priestley play “An Inspector Calls,” and a directing star was born: Banished — along with the drawing room in…
Despite a recurring theme in his work, Stephane Brize really isn't so blue. His first feature, “Le Bleu des Villes (Hometown Blue), screened in Directors Fortnight at Cannes in 1999 and received the…
The last year of the old millennium was a special one for Pedro Almodovar on at least two counts: The rights to his first international hit, "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown," are back in…
Reflecting the topsy-turvy season it has been thus far in honoring the top films of 1999, the National Society of Film Critics split its best picture award between "Being John Malkovich" and…
The following dossier includes information on all 47 submissions for the foreign-language film Oscar.
Given the dozens of global unspoolings at the Palm Springs Intl. Film Fest and the worldwide range of the fest's Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Milos Forman's work, even a brief conversation…
For the 6,000-plus members of the Academy, they're but a blip on the screen. For the movie-going public they're not even on the radar. For documentary filmmakers, however, this year's rules changes…
How many people have seen any of the 40 foreign-language films submitted for this year's Academy Awards? That's the question facing producers and distributors. They know that getting attention for…
"The Sixth Sense" scared away the competition Sunday at the 26th annual People's Choice Awards, nabbing three nods, including overall favorite motion picture and actor for pic's star Bruce Willis.
Cinematography sessions scheduled during the Palm Springs International Film Festival will include tributes to still photography.