Likely to create almost as much scandal and notoriety as Nagisa Oshima's "In the Realm of the Senses" did 23 years ago, Jan Sun Woo's "Lies" is an amazingly candid and explicit adaptation of Jang…
MGM Studios has snatched up scribe Danny Voll's pitch, "Purgatory," for producer David Hoberman, whose Hyde Park Prods. has a first-look deal with the studio.
Pressing still-sensitive buttons on home turf and throughout the world, "After the Truth" is a slickly lensed, atmospheric courtroom drama with a cheeky premise: What if Josef Mengele, Auschwitz's…
EYES OF THE SPIDER
Don't tell 74-year-old Moravian-born Czech director Vojtech Jasny you can't go home again. In the evocatively titled, loosely autobiographical "Which Side Eden," he imagines a benevolent, whimsical…
MGM's "Stigmata" terrified the domestic box office with an estimated $19.3 million over the weekend. The frame also included two other freshman pics, which bowed to mixed results, some strong…
As themselves: Isaac Stern, Itzhak Perlman, Arnold Steinhardt, Mark O'Connor, Michael Tree, Charles Veal Jr., Karen Briggs, Sandra Park, Diane Monroe, Jonathan Feldman.
East beat West as the 56th Venice Intl. Film Festival wrapped Saturday, with Asian features staging a clean sweep of top awards and Chinese director Zhang Yimou taking home his third major prize at…
In a case of Hollywood power coming full circle, Mel Harris is back as co-prexy and chief operating officer at Sony Pictures Entertainment.
The horror genre hasn't boasted an "Exorcist" knockoff in some time, and those who've been suffering the lack will get their fix with "Stigmata." Aggressively silly, this possession thriller starts…