Emily Torchia, a film publicist who worked at MGM during Hollywood’s Golden Age and served as a publicist until her retirement in 1980, died Oct. 7 of congestive heart failure at Daniel Freeman…
"Killer Joe," a vicious and repellent little Tarantino-era play, spins a squalid thriller out of the easy and offensive equation of poverty with moral iniquity, and then takes offensiveness a step…
Designed to make Larry Clark's "Kids" look like an After School Special, "Timeless, Bottomless Bad Movie" lets Korean teens turn the camera on themselves , to sometimes disturbing effect. Omnibus…
Based on a bestselling novel that has been translated into nine languages, "Amazing Women by the Sea" is a highly stylized, often entertaining look at summer life in Finland's archipelago during the…
(Russian, German, French and English dialogue)
New Line's "Pleasantville" and Warner Bros.' "Practical Magic" were front-runners in the hotly contested weekend box office derby that many observers agreed was simply too close to call.
First-time director Jorge Cervera Jr. (a veteran thesp both in his native Mexico and Hollywood) and scenarist spouse Penelope Cervera self-financed "Julio and His Angel," a labor of love that should…
The first film from cult director Alex Cox and screenwriter-producer Tod Davies' Exterminating Angel Prods., "Three Businessmen" is a dramatically turgid concept piece that tries desparately to…
Vet nonfiction helmers Freida Lee Mock and Terry Sanders' "Return With Honor" is a potent look back at the experiences of American POWs in North Vietnam, one made strikingly immediate by the…
Hollywood likes 'em young. According to a new study commissioned by the Writers Guild of America, scribes in features and TV have grown steadily younger.