The title of the film, taken from the notion that a Jack Russell terrier would just as soon have its head cut off than release its jaw from a victim, sets the tone for a story about defining the law…
America's 196 film commissions are forgetting their traditional rivalry to set up the first national commission, Film U.S., in an effort to woo productions back into the country.
Although uneven in its second half, "Ave Maria" is an interesting period piece about intolerance and repression in 17th century Mexico. First-time director Eduardo Rossoff tells his tale with an…
Long, hanging draperies and heavy antiques create the bygone atmosphere of Joan Vail Thorne's "The Exact Center of the Universe," which focuses on the changing relationship between an aging…
Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures' "The Matrix" continued its gravity defying run in its second weekend, dropping a modest 20% to $22.2 million, according to studio projections.
Corps: Jacqueline Anderson, Barry Atkinson, Andrew Corbett, Darren Ellis, Vicky Evans, Valentina Formenti, Adam Galbraith, Ben Hartley, Hans-Werner Klohe, Michela Meazza, Helen Missing, Etta Murfitt…
Oh, "Susannah"! Such a long trek to the hallowed halls of the Metropolitan Opera, 40 years and more of slogging against the atonal tides. Some 30 productions, 800 performances and finally, on the…
"Standing Room Only" producer Jonathan Krane announced that production skeds have conflicted with pic star John Travolta's commitment to star in the action-adventure "Battlefield Earth."
Usually associated with personal projects, Mexican director Gabriel Retes worked as a hired hand on this ambitious co-production. Result is a well-crafted but listless potboiler about murder in a…
After making a name in Mexican theater, Antonio Serrano has turned his own successful stage play "Sex, Shame and Tears" into a talky but often amusing film about a group of yuppies who have failed to…
Giant-screen film company Imax Corp. has signed its largest international theater deal -- a six-theater agreement said to be worth up to $25 million -- with Italian chain Medusa Film.