Nicole Kidman is in final negotiations to star in Jez Butterworth's "Birthday Girl," a co-production between Miramax HAL Films and FilmFour.
Produced, directed by Jonathan Berman. Reviewed on videocassette, Houston, March 3, 1999. (In Slamdance, South by Southwest film festivals.) Running time: 58 MIN.
Reviewed at Berlin Film Festival (Panorama), Feb. 19, 1999. Original title: Solas. Running time: 98 MIN.
Reviewed at Berlin Film Festival (Forum), Feb. 17, 1999. Original title: Janmadinam. Malayalam dialogue. Running time: 105 MIN.
After six years of trying to get his dream project about abstract painter Jackson Pollock off the canvas, Ed Harris has a greenlight and an April 19 start date to make his movie directorial debut on…
A modern-day Manhattan reporter inexplicably behaves like a refugee from the Prohibition Era in this slight but likable indie comedy. "Man of the Century" relies heavily on the engaging sincerity of…
With its shoot-'em-up Shakespearean/Western/gangster pic ending --- bodies everywhere, moral hammered home --- Robert Alexander's gangsta rap agitprop "A Preface to the Alien Garden" finally achieves…
A slight but sweet romantic comedy, "The Beach at Trouville" is set mostly in a shopping mall. Pic is neatly plotted and extremely likable, with a fresh-faced , talented cast of young actors. A bit…
DreamWorks' "Forces of Nature" remained the nation's most popular film for the second consecutive weekend, dropping a modest 29% to $9.6 million.
Nicely produced and decently acted, "Macbeth in Manhattan" is a variation on a familiar idea, one that goes back at least as far as George Cukor's "A Double Life": that actors get so absorbed in…