Crime and Punishment" meets "High and Low" in the Philippines in the cleverly composed, sporadically stylish, technically undeveloped "The Criminal of Barrio Concepcion." Pic, which follows the…
Italy's long-running Fantozzi series reaches its 10th installment with "Fantozzi 2000: The Cloning." The model office worker created by comic Paolo Villaggio in 1968 as the ultimate doormat is here…
Sweden's Svensk Filmindusti and 20th Century Fox will open a joint distribution company in Helsinki to offer theatrical and video titles on the Finnish market.
Hoping to pump up its underdeveloped action arena, Sony Pictures Entertainment's Columbia Pictures has signed Mace Neufeld to a three-year, first-look production deal.
Reviewed on videocassette, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Nov. 9, 1999. (In Fort Lauderdale Film Festival.) Running time: 77 MIN.
Reviewed on videocassette, Houston, Dec. 27, 1999. (In San Francisco Independent Film Festival.) Running time: 130 MIN.
The American Cinema Editors have nominated "American Beauty," "The Insider," "The Matrix," "The Sixth Sense" and "The Talented Mr. Ripley" for the 1999 feature film dramas with the best editing.
A crash course in Comparative Religion would be helpful before seeing this deadpan, stylized bio of Saint Jerome, the monk who first translated the Bible into Latin. Low-budget and visually drab, pic…
Screenplay, Carlo and Enrico Vanzina. Camera (color), Gianlorenzo Battaglia; editor, Luca Montanari; music, Manuel De Sica. Original title: Vacanze di Natale 2000. Reviewed at Barberini Cinema, Rome…
VISIT ACADEMY CENTRAL Seven films will vie for nominations for the sound effects editing Oscar, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced Friday.
Not all the characters in Richard Linklater's seminal "Slacker" 10 years ago were stoned, or male. But if they'd been both, the results might have turned out rather like "Rock Opera," another indie…