A shipwreck of a movie that exerts a strange fascination in patches, "The Raft of the Medusa" flounders, drifts and struggles to survive --- much as the title frigate and the doomed people on its…
No Budget Story" is an amusing meditation on the familiar theme of a young director trying to get his first film financed. Like last year's Italo effort "The Reel," it makes a virtue of necessity…
Digital f/x shop Sony Pictures Imageworks has landed the contract to produce the visual effects for Paul Verhoeven's "The Hollow Man," whose 400-plus f/x shots will make it one of the coming year's…
In his spoken introduction to this work-in-progress "woman-centered" adaptation of Shakespeare's "King Lear," in which Olympia Dukakis, no stranger to gender switching, plays Queen Lear…
As expected, the British Government has announced the opening of a British Film Office in Los Angeles.
Unlike California, New York doesn't have dozens of computer software companies such as Digital Domain, Pixar and Industrial Light and Magic serving the entertainment industry. But one company -- Blue…
Reviewed at Istanbul Film Festival (National Section, non-competing), April 30, 1998. Running time: 113 MIN.
"The summer has started," one French programmer said with palpable relief last week, speaking for many of his counterparts in Europe and Latin America as the World Cup ended and a wave of new…
Ever wonder what it would be like to be stuck in a musicvideo for, say, an hour? The Argentinean performance troupe De La Guarda is giving people a chance to find out in "Villa Villa," a novelty item…
Gotham-based indie distributor Zeitgeist Films has acquired North American rights to Susan Muska and Greta Olafsdottir's documentary "The Brandon Teena Story."