Highlights from the lineup of the 55th Venice Intl. Film Festival will immediately segue to a trio of spinoff fests in major Italian cities.
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Shrouded in typical secrecy, the 25th annual Telluride Film Festival is set to unspool Wednesday with all the mystery of a reconstituted Orson Welles film. Indeed, the mountain fest will screen a…
Adroll, shrewdly structured indie gem, "Jerome" is like a quiet version of a Coen brothers movie. Splendidly crafted and inspiring in its simplicity, pic has a future much brighter than the offbeat…
Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group will finance the Dennis Rodman vehicle "Simon Sez."
Voices: No, this doesn't look from the get-go to be an animated classic in the making. But it does utilize a few amusing secret weapons, namely the voices of Tim Curry (as the voice of mustachioed…
This aptly titled docu on Martin Scorsese's most recent picture suffers from the same faults as the movie itself --- an over-devotion to its subject and lack of clarification of same. Ambling work…
New Zealand filmmakers Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, the duo behind the disturbing pic "Heavenly Creatures," will bring J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" to the screen. Jackson and Walsh are…
Ten to Watch, Writers - 1998
An ambitious attempt to replicate a popular martial arts manga on the bigscreen with elaborate CGI work and location shooting in China, "The Storm Riders" largely succeeds on the tech front but, like…
Agreeably entertaining in a wacky way but in essence spinning on a single, overworked idea, Karim Dridi's "Foul Play" is the least substantial of his three pics to date. A black comedy about an…