Reviewed at Boston Film Festival, Sept. 13, 1999. Running time: 78 MIN.
It must be television. A major earthquake shakes Gotham to its skivvies, burying entire boroughs under rubble. The stench of death is everywhere. Under normal circumstances, panic-stricken people…
Screenplay, James Dunnison, Rebecca Dunnison. Camera (color, Beta-sp video) , William Morrison; music, Justin Deneau; production designer, Jordan Estal, Sarah Wilson; costume designer, Shannon…
Endangered Species Pictures, the urban specialty arm of HSI-Tomorrow Films, has optioned the Jean Claude LaMarre-penned "Stoop."
Reviewed at AFI screening room, L.A., Oct. 13, 1999. (In AFI/L.A. Film Festival --- New Directions.) Running time: 81 MIN.
A deaf man faces the mistakes of his past in this Czech drama whose goal is to benefit the hearing-impaired through any proceeds netted. More a psychological exploration than a narrative, pic suffers…
Zesty indie comedy from Rhode Island is a winner, with ethnic humor easily mixing with universal truths about dealing with families. With its ensemble cast peppered with recognizable thesps, "A Wake…
Dark satire from Slovakia about the fall of communism and the arrival of cutthroat capitalism may play better in neighboring ex-Communist states than in the West. Although top-notch production values…
Warner Bros. - based Outlaw Productions has enlisted scribe Scott Wiper to pen a bigscreen adaptation of writer/ producer/ director Barbara Leibovitz's documentary "Salvaged Lives."
Things get off to a promising start in "Guts," which initially looks like an appealing mix of "Barton Fink" and "Play It Again Sam." But tale about a screenwriter with a bad case of writer's block…
Having mined classics like "Gulliver's Travels" and "Alice in Wonderland" for some satisfying special effects-driven minis, the team of Hallmark and NBC is clearly running out of appropriate source…