Sony Pictures Entertainment has purchased a pitch for "Extinction" from the creative team of Laura Harckom and Chris Leone. Deal was for low-six against mid-six figures.
Lush direction from first-time feature helmer Isao Morimoto and Brit thesp Edward Atterton's charismatic performance lend some poetic ardency to the essentially routine cross-cultural romance of "The…
Produced by Han Sanping. Executive producers, Lu Yao, He Ping.
Reviewed at World Film Festival, Montreal (Focus on Irish Cinema), Aug. 31, 1999. Running time: 88 MIN.
A grotesque black comedy-cum-farce that's more colorful than truly funny or shocking, Marco Risi's "Kaputt Mundi" provides a slick diversion that will most likely end up in Eurotube slots, with wider…
Blessed with a hit soundtrack and a modest budget, Universal's "The Best Man" has already turned a profit thanks to an estimated $9.1 million weekend take.
From the first moment --- a blast of horns as the none-too-svelte titular figure throws cold water on his nude, bathing self --- it's clear director Mark Wing-Davey means to pump as much stage…
A punchy, vigorously paced drama about drugs, rootlessness and the journey out of the tunnel of addiction, "A Pure Moment of Rock 'n' Roll" represents a confident feature bow for director Manuel…
Reviewed at Mill Valley Film Festival, Oct. 9, 1999. Running time: 75 MIN.
Strikingly lensed --- at times like a balladic feature --- in the high pastures of Kirgizstan, "Where the Sky Meets the Land" is a good example of the lost-horizon type of docu that would be much…