Eclipsing its source, "Star Wars: Episode 1 -- The Phantom Menace" last week surpassed the original film's all-time outside-North America gross of $337 million to reach $339.1 million off 24…
Airing opposite the vastly superior new fortysomething-style ensemble "Once and Again" on ABC in the Tuesday-10 p.m. slot ("NYPD Blue" lands there in a couple of months), "Judging Amy" tries awfully…
"Snow Falling on Cedars" is an impeccably crafted but dramatically dull adaptation of David Guterson's international bestseller. Draped in the heavy, moist atmosphere of its Pacific Northwest…
"Star Wars: Episode 1 -- The Phantom Menace" has become the fourth movie in Japanese box office history to top the $100 million mark.
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 complex and divisive time in American history is painted in admirably expressive shades of gray in "Ride With the Devil." Impressing once again with the diversity of his choices of subject matter…
Loews Cineplex Intl. has unveiled plans for plexes in Vienna and Budapest, with construction beginning this fall and completion planned for 2001.
Despite being destined only for specialist events and cultural webs, shortsmaker and storyboard artist Nichola Bruce's first feature, "I Could Read the Sky," is an impressive slice of borderline…
A truly ambitious undertaking that took over two years to complete, the latest adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's classic short novel is the first animated feature shot on giant-screen 70mm Imax.
The 1999 Toronto Film Festival got off to an uncharacteristically sluggish start over the weekend, with few available films stirring excitement among buyers, and most of the buzz emanating from the…