Misconceived at almost every level, "Rancid Aluminium" is a cheesy comedy-thriller that's neither comic nor thrilling, even when it's not being embarrassingly inept. Toplining some of Blighty's young…
A young man's journey home stirs uncomfortable emotions in "Dragonland," an affectingly understated drama that's just a little too restrained for offshore theatrical play. It's solid fare, however…
In a year touted as the Year of the Women, female filmmakers won several of the top prizes dispensed by the juries at 2000 Sundance awards ceremonies Saturday night.
Using deliberately sparse means and a tiny cast within the delightfully crumbling Theatre des Bouffes du Nord, Peter Brook has worked a South African tale of adultery and cold consumptive jealousy…
Australian audiences will soon have the chance to see controversial French film "Romance" after the censor's ban was overturned Friday on appeal.
Produced by Ulf Synnerholm. Executive producers, Peter Gustafsson, Peter Volkle.
Given short shrift as a Civil Rights Movement leader during his lifetime ---though he was a key adviser to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. --- Bayard Rustin has been "rehabilitated" of late by gay…
On Super Bowl weekend, the box office winner is often in the eye of the beholder. Even the word "winner" should be used loosely during this bleak frame that's widely known as a dumping ground for…
Shot in 12 blustery days in New Jersey, "The Simian Line" is an uneven, at times absorbing portrait of four couples struggling to define their relationships. With a big-name cast, pic should have no…
In the wake of the near-arrest of Iranian-born Slamdance filmmaker Farhad Yawari for allegedly handing out flyers for his pic on Park City streets (Daily Variety, Jan. 25), all seemed a bit quieter…
Reviewed at Palm Springs Film Festival, Jan. 14, 2000. Running time: 69 MIN.