Showing a strong sense of place and of an environment that doesn't readily foster hope, Bontzolakis keeps the camerawork and editing simple. The cast brings rare naturalness and restraint to their…
Fifteen years after "In the White City," vet Swiss director Alain Tanner returns to Portugal with an adaptation of Italo writer Antonio Tabucchi's "Requiem." The film, like the novel, is a salute to…
Gloria Reuben of TV's "ER" will star in the indie film "Macbeth in Manhattan," which begins shooting June 8 in Gotham.
Exploring the assumption that most Midwesterners harbor great bitterness toward bi-coastal media and political types who merely sneer down on the heartlands from 35,000 feet in the air, playwright…
Pic's greatest pleasures arise out of the deep-seated and amusingly caricatured rivalry between retro-busybody Terra (Amy Kelly) and raging hard-nosed bitch Cherry (Brooke Balderson); both roles…
Saul Williams and Sonja Sohn, the stars of Trimark's "Slam," will receive the first Perry Ellis Breakthrough Award at the Independent Feature Project's Gotham Awards, to be held Sept. 23.
Pauline Viardot was the French mezzo-soprano who brought Italian opera to 19 th-century Russia. Novelist Ivan Turgenev, best remembered for "Fathers and Sons ," admired her for more than 40 years. In…
Sharon Stone is negotiating to play the title character in "The Muse," the comedy Albert Brooks co-wrote and will direct and star in for October Films, sources said.
A celebrated author faces the end of his life in Cannes Palme d'Or winner "Eternity and a Day," the impressive latest offering of Greek maestro Theo Angelopoulos, which is one of the helmer's most…
Insinuating itself into the viewer's mind the way its nefarious lead characters corrupt and undermine two families in turn-of-the-century Russia, "Of Freaks and Men" is both a dark gem and a…