Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai" is a playful but exceedingly wispy piece of doodling by Jim Jarmusch that plays minor variations on the mercifully declining hit-man genre. The timing seems all…
The magic of the cello, the mystery of the Book of Revelations and the pleasures of shoplifting intersect in "7/25," an off-the-wall low-budget art film from first-time Japanese helmer Wataru…
Lions Gate Entertainment has picked up North American rights to Errol Morris' documentary "Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter Jr." for a mid-six figures.
One of the more satisfying films of recent years from veteran Italian director Marco Bellocchio, "The Nanny" is a sober, unerringly controlled psychological drama about motherhood and mental frailty…
One of the more challenging viewing experiences at Cannes this year, "Genesis" by Mali director Cheick Oumar Sissoko should be prepared for with a close rereading of the Bible. So dense and poetic is…
"Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" might have opened to the public Wednesday, but it won't be playing the showbiz "guild" circuit until weeks from now.
A dark elegy for the extinguishing moment of the Anglo-Irish aristocracy in pre-Republic Ireland, "The Last September" is like hard-edged "Masterpiece Theater." First feature by the celebrated legit…
Revisiting a painful chapter in Argentina's history, "Garage Olimpo" is set during the military dictatorship that terrorized the country from 1976 to 1980, when numerous people "disappeared." Helmer…
An allegorical pic with characters standing in for the different senses could easily become pretentious, but Canuck writer-director Jeremy Podeswa takes the schematic concept and turns it into a…
Luc Besson's Seaside Prods. has teamed with Mark Canton to produce the screen adaptation of Amy Ephron's upcoming novel, "The White Rose," for Warner Bros.