There's not much to "Summer of the Monkeys." The family film set at the turn-of-the-century is dripping with old-fashioned values and warmth in the tradition of "The Waltons" and "Little House on the…
In "Emphysema (A Love Story)," Janet Munsil's play based on Kenneth Tynan's infatuation with silent film star Louise Brooks, the esteemed drama critic describes himself as "a case of style over…
The generally frenetic fall season overseas is proving to be a bonanza for exhibs, but for distribs, chaotically crowded markets threaten to diminish returns, even for some high-profile titles.
Where else can you surf, snowboard and ride horses, all before lunch?" queries a narrative voice. It sounds like some quirky Army recruitment pitch, but instead it's the opening to this mindless new…
Country music superstar Garth Brooks has teamed with Grammy favorite Kenny (Babyface) Edmonds to shepherd the music-driven thriller "The Lamb" for Paramount Pictures.
A formulaic family comedy, ripe for a TV sitcom and spawned from a Neil Simon-esque concept, "Over the River and Through the Woods" offers enough easygoing gags, running jokes and…
Musical numbers: "Every Story Is a Love Story," "Our Nation Holds Sway," "The Past Is Another Land," "Another Pyramid," "How I Know You," "My Strongest Suit," "Night of Nights," "Enchantment Passing…
AFI Fest '98 is organizing a program for screenwriters and film industry professionals in association with the Writers Guild.
A slight romantic comedy enlivened by scenes of crack exhibition pool-playing and a sassy perf by Sabrina Ferilli as a $ 1,000 call girl, "Mr. Fifteen Balls" has put Francesco Nuti back on local…
The second part of a trilogy whose theme is the elements, Deepa Mehta's "Earth" examines the subject of India's partition as a means to deal with land literally and figuratively. Based on an…