An unusually interesting documentary, "Night Service Station" focuses an unblinking camera on the nighttime customers and staff of a gas station and general store in a provincial town during the 1998…
The mild charm of a comic fable about contempo Catholic monks is offset by the hokey approach taken in "Blessed Art Thou." Writer-director Tim Disney's first feature has some pertinent things to say…
Reviewed at AMC Kabuki 8, San Francisco, March 1, 2000. (In S.F. Asian-American Film Festival; also in Toronto Film Festival.) Running time: 89 MIN.
The fashion world seems ripe with possibilities for a good biting satire, but , with the exception of a few entertaining moments, Michael Lange's "Intern" offers a disappointingly flat and familiar…
Fueled by the success of "Eyes Wide Shut" and "The Matrix," Warner Bros. Distribution Japan will receive Japan's Minister of Intl. Trade and Industry Award for best motion picture…
Clearly, I don't know how things work. I'm just wandering in the dark here," says a worried mother in the final moments of James Lapine's rich, prismatic new play "The Moment When," making its world…
Producers, Wong Kar-wai, Yokichi Osato, Jacky Pang, Akira Morishita. Executive producer, Chan Ye-cheng.
An unashamedly old-fashioned, middle-class family comedy, complete with populist laughs and simplistic resolutions, "Mother's Day," from Gotham-based "Visiting Mr. Green" author Jeff Baron, receives…
Screenplays, Yao-ting Wen, Jing-jie Lin, Ying-yu Chan. Camera (color), Ming-guo Lin, Wen-chung Sung; editors, Hsiao-dong Chen, Chen-ching Lei; music, Jie-ren Cheng, Shen Hu, Huan-fu Yu; production…
Reviewed at Berlin Film Festival (Forum), Feb. 15, 2000. Original German title: WerAngstWolf. (German, English, Italian and Swiss German dialogue.) Running time: 85 MIN.