Veteran helmer Masahiro Shinoda, 70 next year, brings a quirky spin to genre material with "Owls' Castle," a big-budget but surprisingly intimate yarn about ninjas in 16th century Japan. Less talky…
Five weeks after snatching up the comedy pitch "Corky Bonono" with Chris Kattan attached to star, the Walt Disney Co. has greenlit the project and plans to start production on July 31.
Though touted as the second fictional featurette made in Imax 3-D, "Across the Sea of Time" leans more heavily on the for-mat's documentary capabilities, for results that are spectacular and unique.
Producer Jonathan Axelrod has inked a multiyear development deal with Paramount Network Television, in the process dissolving his five-year Par-based production partnership with Jamie Widdoes.
A Falklands War vet is visited by the shade of a dead buddy who wants to get laid in "The Visitant," a risibly plotted psychological drama that may have worked as a broad comedy. First feature by…
A devoted, if slightly bumbling, group of childhood friends -- French-born offspring of immigrants to Marseille -- hang out in the sunny beige streets, unsuccessfully cruise for chicks and run petty…
Jay Russell's "My Dog Skip," starring Kevin Bacon, Spanish director Jose Luis Cuerda's "The Butterfly's Tongue" and Iranian Majid Majidi's "The Color of Paradise" are among the features competing for…
Computer nerds chase international terrorists in "2000 AD," an enjoyable, sometimes impressive actioner that, following "Purple Storm," reps Hong Kong-based Media Asia's second big-bucks assault on…
After a long stint directing film and TV in New York, Argentine helmer Juan Jose Campanella ("The Boy Who Cried Bitch," "Love Walked In") returns home with "The Same Love, the Same Rain," a charming…
So far Imax has made just tentative overtures toward dramatic narrative, uncertain how to balance the audience's theme-park-ride expectations from this format against conventions of story and…