TOC, the 3-year-old film production joint venture between Studio Canal Plus and Gallic production house Telema, has closed its London office.
In a unique arrangement reminiscent of 1920s-'40s moviemaking when stables of writers toiled in on-lot bungalows, the Walt Disney Co. has inked exclusive one-year pacts with Ron Anderson, Chad…
The sixth in writer-director Richard Hobert's series of films dealing with the Seven Deadly Sins, "Where the Rainbow Ends" is an ambitious drama, with a top-notch cast, that is also partly a musical…
Mixing regular imagery with dreamlike, soft-core footage, "Nejishiki: Wind-Up Type" is a live-action adaptation of a classic manga that's initially intriguing but gradually disappears into its own…
Producer Ed Pressman has signed Brit director Simon Hunter to a two-pic deal, starting with the $30 million sci-fi thriller "Mutant Chronicles."
Reviewed at Fort Lauderdale Film Festival, Nov. 7, 1999. Original title: Arde Amor. Running time: 90 MIN.
While its leisurely pace and uneven tone may throw some viewers, the heartfelt "My Father's Angel" creates a bittersweet mood in its telling of conflicts between two immigrant Bosnian families, one…
Gearing up for what fest president Jiri Bartoska and programmer Eva Zaoralova call "a double anniversary year," the Karlovy Vary festival is adding two days to its calendar.
For the first time since the 1986 debut of the federal Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, a pic aimed squarely at black auds is dominating the extended frame. New Line's hip-hop-heavy sequel "Next…
Reviewed at Fort Lauderdale Film Festival, Nov. 6, 1999. Running time: 90 MIN.