The dark dementia lurking beneath placid everyday life bubbles to the surface in Todd Solondz's "Happiness," a disturbing black comedy that, at bottom, is about all the trouble sex causes people.
In "The Northerners" and "The Dress," Dutch director Alex van Warmerdam proved himself an original observer of bizarre human behavior, unafraid to touch nerves with his scabrous sense of humor. His…
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" is a bad trip. Long-gestating adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's hallucinatory 1971 gonzo tome has become an over-elaborate gross-out under Terry Gilliam's direction…
At first glance, Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction" may appear ripe for spoofing: It features memorable characters, indelibly loopy dialogue and several unforgettable scenes. In reality, however, the…
The tradition of screwball comedy -- flavored with cusp-of-the-millennium angst -- is alive and well in "French Exit," a sprightly tale of two L.A. screenwriters who get off on the wrong foot enough…
Legendary Disney animator Joe Grant celebrates his 90th birthday today, kicking off the seventh decade of a career that is still going strong.
ABC, Columbia and Craig Anderson Prods. are putting the finishing touches on a deal with Jessica Lange and director Glenn Jordan to produce a telepic adaptation of Chris Bohjalian's novel "Midwives."
Miramax Films has acquired the rights in North America, Spain and Italy to Icon Entertainment's feature version of Oscar Wilde's play "An Ideal Husband."
Size doesn't matter as much as you think, Mandalay chairman Peter Guber told an audience of large-format film industry execs Thursday.
In their second deal together, Warner Bros. has agreed to distribute Alcon Entertainment's "Lost & Found," the David Spade starrer to which actress Sophie Marceau has just been added.
Federal parks should charge producers for lensing actually conducted in the park, not a standard fee that is a flat percentage of the movie's budget, MPAA prexy Jack Valenti testified Thursday.