Imagine "Donnie Brasco" trying to bluster his way through "The Crying Game" and you've grasped the gist of this agreeable low-budget comedy.
Screening a film at the Venice Film Festival is something like visiting long-lost Italian relatives. You can count on plenty of enthusiasm and, if all goes well, an embrace con gusto. It's a…
World-premiered in Locarno in the international version that Fine Line will open in late October in the U.S., Giuseppe Tornatore's "The Legend of the Pianist on the Ocean" undoubtedly shows…
Four of the nine fiction feature films made in western Canada to be shown at the Vancouver Intl. Film Festival next month will be world premieres.
With the exception of the magical month of June, German box office figures for the first half of the year show a drop of more than 11% compared with the same period last year, when "Titanic" was very…
Open City, the independent shingle behind Tony Bui's Sundance winner "Three Seasons," has inked Israeli director Avi Nesher to write and direct "The Secret," a period film set during the Holocaust.
Josh Haynie, former general manager at Sunset Post, is readying to open the doors Sept. 1 to Octane, a new 12-person, full-service post-production studio in Hollywood.
Rade Sherbedgia is joining the cast of Clint Eastwood’s “Space Cowboys,” the story of former Air Force pilots recruited for a new NASA mission. Sherbedgia recently appeared in “Eyes Wide Shut” and…
The New York office of the Directors Guild of America has announced the winners of its 1999 East Coast Student Film Awards for African-American, Asian-American, Latino and women filmmakers.
Though the pic's production start has moved from September to October, in an optimistic move, 20th Century Fox has pushed up the release date of its superhero actioner "X-Men" from a holiday 2000…
John Turturro and Emily Watson are poised to fall in love in Dutch helmer Marleen Gorris' next film, "The Luzhin Defense."