A familiar but enjoyable comedy-fantasy about an ex-gambler who finds a mysterious, preserved head that can pick winning horses, "On the Nose" is able entertainment in a light vein.
In "Balalaika," Ali Ozgenturk ("The Horse") again shows he's one of Turkey's most gifted storytellers, capable of bringing characters vividly to life.
Ted Bogosian's "The Press Secretary" is the powder-puffed dessert following the main courses that were "The War Room" and "A Perfect Candidate" -- this time giving us an insider's view of the public…
Testing the maxim that there's no honor among thieves, "Corrupted Hands," from the commercial arm of Iranian cinema, is a genre heist piece that at times seems slavish in its application of American…
Offering a few clever detours while plowing through familiar territory, "All Over the Guy" is a lightweight but likable romantic comedy about two mismatched gay singletons who are, of course, made…
Having acknowledged only a week ago that it invented a critic to lavish praise on its films, Columbia Pictures has now invented its own fans.
"Big Brother" meets "Escape From Alcatraz" in "The Experiment," a reasonably gripping psychodrama in which a bunch of civilians agree to play guards and prisoners for two weeks in the cause of…
A gangland family destroys itself from within in "My Kingdom," an intriguing spin on the British crime genre that's more a series of strong performances than a fully worked-out character drama.
Fox Searchlight has signed on for sci-fi thriller "28 Days Later" with director Danny Boyle ("Trainspotting") attached. Separately, Searchlight is in final negotiations with Jim Sheridan ("The…
The show will go on tonight for the Method Festival. The independently financed road-trip comedy "Fast Sofa" will fill in tonight as the Pasadena fest's world preem/opening act. The slot was vacated…
Jennifer Fox is negotiating to join Steven Soderbergh and George Clooney's Warner Bros.-based Section Eight shingle as a president.