At a meeting Friday of the Directive Council of governing body the Biennale, fledgling Venice Intl. Film Festival chief Felice Laudadio was reappointed as curator of the event's 55th edition, which…
Notable mainly for restlessly inventive lensing from Hong Kong-based Chris Doyle in his first Korean effort, "Motel Cactus" is a largely tepid look at modern male-female relations. It draws few…
Opposing Eastern and Western factions of the Writers Guild of America met Friday and Saturday in Los Angeles under a mediator's supervision to try to break an impasse over a proposed contract.
The two hombres, riding through less-than-exciting happenings, meet up with Houston (a miscast Tom Skerritt, who insists on acting sternly historic). Houston wants to know about their past, so they…
Mickey Rourke will star with Dan Futterman in an adaptation of the Bill Cain play "Stand-Up Tragedy" for a "TNT Original" film to bow on the Turner Broadcasting cabler later this year.
Between scenes, characters drift offstage in dappled light (designed by Michael Wellborn), accompanied by a slow, tinkling ragtime tune. Then they drift back on, assembling themselves on chairs…
"Hard Rain" is a waterlogged would-be thriller deep-sixed by its misguided notion of high concept.
As a high-concept mating of two familiar genres, the police story and the supernatural thriller, "Fallen," Gregory Hoblit's sophomore effort, is a movie that might frustrate aficionados of both…
"Firestorm" is a half baked B movie designed to launch Howie Long -- former NFL star and current Fox Sports commentator -- as the next action hero.
Polygram Films has won the rights to distribute Lakeshore Entertainment's thriller "Arlington Road," starring Jeff Bridges, Tim Robbins and Joan Cusack, which begins shooting this month.
The Independent Spirit Awards got religion, as October's "The Apostle" led the field of 1997 nominees with six nods including best feature and three citations to Robert Duvall. MGM's "Ulee's Gold,"…