Ken Loach's working-class drama "My Name Is Joe" topped the audience-voted awards at the 46th Sydney Film Festival last week.
Intriguingly modern in look and idiom, "Fallen Angels' Paradise" convincingly depicts Cairo's upper and lower depths in the surrealistic story of a man who refuses to die. Finely lensed and acted…
Made in 1995 (with the English title "Trouble With Nango") but only now receiving its international market preem, "Trouble-Shooters" is a flawed but fascinating offbeat crime drama that's helmer…
At the 5th annual Temecula Valley international film festival, John Hurt's "The Climb" won the audience choice award for best feature film, and Kurt Kuenne's "Scrapbook" earned the jury award.
In "S.," a punky young bisexual woman goes on the rampage, unloading her handgun into various (mostly male) pervs and scumbags who presumably deserve it. But this ain't no "Ms. 45," let alone "Taxi…
The Motion Picture Assn. has tapped C. Bradley Hunt to become the trade org's chief technology officer. The post also carries senior vice president stripes.
Produced, directed by Donnie Yen. Screenplay, Bey Logan. Camera (color), Wong Ka-fai; editor, Chan Kun-sing; music, Yukie Nishimura; art director, Nelson Cheung. Reviewed on videodisc, London, Oct…
They aren't actually blood relations, but a mischievous sense of filial rivalry gives a pleasing human dimension to the two-man theatrical diversion "Thwak!," conceived and performed by the…
Miramax is taking off with Eric Wald's "View From the Top," having purchased the tyro screenwriter's spec script for $450,000 guaranteed against $600,000.
Eight producers --- among whom is writer-director James Dearden --- manage to drop the ball on one of the '90s' most iconic true-life stories in "Rogue Trader." Tale of how Singapore-based futures…
The summer box office continued to sizzle over the weekend as Sony's "Big Daddy" brought home the bacon to the tune of $41.2 million, according to studio estimates. It was the second biggest comedy…