A clone of "Life Is Beautiful" in superficial terms only, "Jakob the Liar," a seriocomedy about a man who promotes hopeful illusions in a Polish Jewish ghetto during World War II, is a markedly…
A Deauville riddle: Who's got American awards to spare, is lionized in Gaul and speaks French?
Warner Bros. has snagged the spec script "Urban Townie" by tyro writer Jesse Wigutow, beating out Artisan in the process.
Coveted covers of Time and Newsweek. More than $133.8 million in domestic box office. Filmmaker and actor appearances on “Good Morning America,” The Today Show,” “CBS This Morning” and “The Tonight…
In the wake of a summer of capers and cons, "Blue Streak" arrives as a dull afterthought and a sorry vehicle for the comic expression of Martin Lawrence.
Organizers of the 66th edition of Mifed this fall have announced an increase in the number of films screening and a significant boost in market premieres plus several innovations including a two-day…
Horrormeister Wes Craven makes an abrupt U-turn with "Music of the Heart," a gloriously sentimental true-life drama in which Meryl Streep offers another indelible portrayal, this time as a deserted…
A number of U.S. pics continued to heat up the late summer frame abroad, with "The Thomas Crown Affair" bowing big in Spain, behind "Star Wars Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" and ahead of fellow…
Carrying away a large part of the critics at the Venice Intl. Film Festival, "The Wind Will Carry Us" takes the refined work of Iranian helmer Abbas Kiarostami up another notch to ever more…
In an attempt to tap into the exploding market for urban entertainment, HSI/Tomorrow Films has formed Endangered Species Pictures, a film company that will finance three to five urban pics per annum.
Beyond breathtaking, "Goya in Bordeaux" brings to life the demons and dark imagery raging inside the head of brooding painter Francisco de Goya y Lucientes during his final years, self-exiled in…