A college student gets an involuntary education in circumstantial evidence when he's framed for murder in the off-kilter "A Five-Minute Break." Bolstered by fun perfs, pic deploys a few excellent…
In an unlikely pairing, Buena Vista has pacted with David Lynch to distribute the filmmaker's latest slice of Americana, "The Straight Story," in the U.S., Scandinavia and Australia.
Enigmatic relationship study ---the first fiction feature from "Hoop Dreams" helmer Frederick Marx --- works better as a choreographed performance piece than as satisfying drama. Overstudied plotting…
Nobody who saw Raymond Depardon's entertaining 1994 docu "Caught in the Acts" (Delits flagrants), which followed the judicial odysseys of perps who had been nabbed red-handed, could possibly forget…
British actor Dirk Bogarde, who segued from frothy comedies to serious dramas like "The Servant" and "Death in Venice," died of a heart attack Saturday at his London home. He was 78.
(International sales: Smile Entertainment, Helsinki.) Produced by Markus Selin.
For his first production since "Ragtime," Frank Galati has chosen to revive an obscure piece of theater realism by a largely forgotten American playwright. First seen on Broadway some 60 years ago…
Marg Helgenberger has joined the cast of Universal and Jersey Films’ “Erin Brockovich” for director Steven Soderbergh. Helgenberger joins Julia Roberts as a wife and mother who begins investigating…
Produced by Michael Svab. Co-producer, Martin Dejdar.
Smart slice of boho living, previously known as "Low Rent," reps a very strong first effort for married helming-producing team Dan Bootzin and Elizabeth Rivera Bootzin. Funny pic casts a knowing eye…
As the most widely anticipated and heavily hyped film of modern times, "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" can scarcely help being a letdown on some levels, but it's too bad that it…