Another overripe melodrama from the Philippines, "In Efren's Paradise" centers on a male erotic dancer and has all the subtlety of a Latin-American telenovela and enough heartache, sex, altercations…
Non-ABC TV execs aching to relieve their "Millionaire"-sized aggression should check out the Internet gamer SmashRegis.com, a simple, yet satisfying swipe at the most popular guy in primetime.
Narrator: Kenneth Kuhn.
Grand passions are announced, discussed and exhaustively over-analyzed, but there isn't enough dramatic or sensual heat in "Nora," a handsomely produced but prosaic period piece aimed at upscale…
The May Day holidays overseas yielded mixed results at the foreign box office, with "Scream 3," "Erin Brockovich" and "American Beauty" the major winners, while UIP/Mandalay's "Sleepy Hollow" became…
Sure, war is hell and all that. But few features have brought the cliche's reality quite so jarringly close as "The Valley," Dan Reed's docu about ethnic civil war in Kosovo. Harrowing you-are-there…
A wannabe psychological thriller that just gets sillier as it progresses, "I Know Who You Are" marks an inauspicious feature debut by former critic and TV documaker Patricia Ferreira. Despite the…
(French & English dialogue)
In Spanish and Zapotec with English subtitles.
They're hashing out the friendship vs. romance, two-guys-one-girl thing, in French yet. Those basics aside, protags in writer-director Romed Wyder's first feature recall "Jules et Jim" rather less…
An unusually short window between the homevid release and the PPV premiere of "The Sixth Sense" appears to have significantly slowed consumer spending on the title that was setting records, with $75…