Enjoyably awful meller has obvious affection for Filipino films of the past, invoked through stills, posters and offbeat characters. Helming is ham-fisted, but this adds to the fun --- albeit a brand…
The rather desperate cover-up is on display even before Dmitry Lipkin's new play "Cranes" begins. There on the humongous stage of the Theater at St. Clement's is a living-room and dining area that…
The road to boredom and narrative confusion is paved with fine intentions in this overly deliberate tale of growing up scared and Catholic in the Maritime Provinces of Canada. A too-subdued tone of…
Best-feature nominations for the European Film Awards include Roger Michell's "Notting Hill," Pedro Almodovar's "All About My Mother" and Tim Roth's "The War Zone."
Onscreen commentators: Lorie Barnum, Kathleen Barry, Ellen Carol Dubois, Ruth Dyk, Ann Gordon, Elisabeth Griffith, Ethel Hall, Lynn Sherr, Sally Roesch Wagner , Judith Wellman.
"Wirey Spindell" is a teen sex comedy for the grown-up arthouse crowd. Told in a novelistic fashion, pic has some rough spots, but with proper handling and helpful reviews should be able to attract…
Intriguingly balanced between moody grimness and keenly observed sympathy, William R. Pace's debut feature, "Charming Billy," aims ambitiously high in its dramatization of how a mild-mannered…
Destination Films has acquired the rights to Ronnie Christensen's latest spec "Wild Kingdom."
A handsomely made, deeply affectionate homage to the mystical power of music and cinema, "The Call of the Oboe" is the kind of poetic work that will charm critics, probably woo a small specialized…
"The Sixth Sense," which is skedded to open in India Nov. 12, has generated considerable advance publicity.
Sharing credit with the Shrivers for the achievement are Swedish actress Pernilla August (who turns in a heart-rending, graceful perf as Mary) and helmer Kevin Connor, whose control over his players…