Title character may get most of the flattering close-ups, but the two human leads are even more engaging in Tomi Streiff's "The Wedding Cow." At its frequent best, this sweetly whimsical German road…
Local films snatched the limelight in many key countries in an interesting frame at the overseas box office, while Oscar's glow pushed the cume of UIP/DreamWorks' "American Beauty" to $154.3 million…
Unheralded during his lifetime, Sicilian aristo Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa now resides in the pantheon of Italian novelists; his reputation spread further after Luchino Visconti brought his 1958…
Hollywood fantasy meets Dr. Kevorkian in this drolly dark tale of a depressive Candide who decides to stage his suicide as a movie. When his glory-hungry handlers realize that his death is their only…
"American Beauty," with six awards including best picture, was the biggest winner at the British Academy Film Awards. But the Sam Mendes pic didn't have everything its own way.
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Vocal coaching has inspired some lasting theatrical encounters going back well beyond "My Fair Lady" and "the rain in Spain." But even by Lerner and Loewe's exalted standards, there's something…
If digital filmmaking was simmering on the back burner before, Sony used the National Assn. of Broadcasters confab in Las Vegas to heat things up Sunday, hyping its advancements and deals in…
Kathleen Turner takes her kit off, as the British so charmingly put it, in writer-director Terry Johnson's theater version of "The Graduate," and London hasn't got itself into such a lather since…
Signaling its increased production activity, Peter Abrams and Robert Levy's Tapestry Films has tapped Jonathan Komack-Martin exec veep.