One of the more anticipated docs to unspool at Sundance will be Barbara Kopple's long-awaited "My Generation," a behind-the-scenes chronicle of the Woodstock '94 fest that also juxtaposes footage…
A landmark year for the way animated features looked, 1999 was also memorable for the way pics such as "Iron Giant," "Princess Mononoke" and "Toy Story 2" sounded.
Touchstone Pictures has grabbed screenwriter Gary Scott Thompson's "88 Minutes," a suspense-thriller pitch for low-six against mid-six figures.
Italy's long-running Fantozzi series reaches its 10th installment with "Fantozzi 2000: The Cloning." The model office worker created by comic Paolo Villaggio in 1968 as the ultimate doormat is here…
A crash course in Comparative Religion would be helpful before seeing this deadpan, stylized bio of Saint Jerome, the monk who first translated the Bible into Latin. Low-budget and visually drab, pic…
For the first time since the 1986 debut of the federal Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, a pic aimed squarely at black auds is dominating the extended frame. New Line's hip-hop-heavy sequel "Next…
Reviewed on videocassette, Houston, Dec. 27, 1999. (In San Francisco Independent Film Festival.) Running time: 130 MIN.
Producer Ed Pressman has signed Brit director Simon Hunter to a two-pic deal, starting with the $30 million sci-fi thriller "Mutant Chronicles."
Not all the characters in Richard Linklater's seminal "Slacker" 10 years ago were stoned, or male. But if they'd been both, the results might have turned out rather like "Rock Opera," another indie…
They came for a cashier's check, and at the least they received a reality check.