A leaden, pretentious tale of life in Barcelona's underbelly, Jo Sol's "Tatawo" fails to flesh out good ideas into anything resembling drama. Simple tale is made unnecessarily complex by script's…
Spain's biggest cinema circuit, CAEC (Central de Actividades y Exhibicion Cinematografica), is in talks to add other exhibs to its joint venture.
The Cannes' Intl. Festival of Film offered Hollywood an olive branch Tuesday with the announcement that Jodie Foster will head the jury of this year's fest. The choice of an American star as jury…
The plug was pulled on long-incubating Sundance Cinemas before the joint venture could birth a single theater, but a glimmer of hope remains that a solo Sundance project or two may survive.
A tale about father-son reconciliation, the 1998 feature "Smoke Signals" set a welcome precedent for films with American Indian themes: Not only could they do well domestically, but they could cross…
Trillion Entertainment, producer of one of the Sundance Film Festival's earliest digital films, "The Item," has launched digital division Unbridled Entertainment.
Stilted reality pic already has a berth on Canuck TV, and that looks a likely end for "Scorn," which is far too cold and grim for a theatrical leg-up. Tale of a Victoria, B.C., boy who murdered his…
As a fledgling writer-director at last June's Sundance Filmmakers Lab, Attica Locke experienced a very unusual twist on a very common creative dilemma.
Paul Cohen and Julius Nasso have launched Manhattan Pictures Intl., a Gotham-based motion picture distribution and production company. The company's first release will be the Nasso-produced "One Eyed…
Combining a celebration of the nonfiction art form, practical advice, and a Sundance Catalog-outfitted "dream cafe," the 2001 edition of Sundance's House of Docs expands into a 10-day run this year…