Modern and traditional Japan both play a part in helping two German brothers overcome their midlife crises and find peace within themselves in the disarming comedy "Enlightenment Guaranteed."…
In a sign that Hollywood is outpacing Gotham publishers in the race to acquire content, Sony's Columbia Pictures has paid mid-six figures on "The Rich Part of Life." The first novel by former USA…
Lions Gate Films has beaten out a half-dozen other suitors for the North American theatrical distribution rights to Valerie Breiman's Sundance sex comedy "Love and Sex," starring Famke Janssen and…
As the 50th-anniversary edition of the Berlin Intl. Film Fest kicked off Wednesday night, guests surveying the fest's new digs on Potsdamer Platz pronounced the new facilities more than fit.
Despite intriguing cult trappings, the presence of superstar Mel Gibson and a formidable bunch of musicians on the terrific music track, Wim Wenders' "The Million Dollar Hotel" looms as a tough sell…
The sixth annual Avignon/New York Film Festival will roll out two dozen French and American indie films, including the U.S. preem of Cannes official selection "Happy Lives" helmed by Jacques Maillot.
An unbeatably colorful life story and wealth of archival materials would have been quite enough to make "The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack" a first-rate docu. Helmer Aiyana Elliott (who directed the…
The man who took audiences inside the brain of John Malkovich has come up with another offbeat excursion into "Human Nature."
Though in outline it's basically the same I-need-a-man gay date movie we've seen a lot of lately ("Trick," "Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss," "Relax ... It's Just Sex," "Jeffrey"), "Punks" differs in…
Helmer Stephen Herek ("Mr. Holland's Opus") is tuning up for "Metal God" at Warner Bros. He has tapped Timothy Spall ("Topsy Turvy"), Timothy Olyphant ("Go") and Dominic West ("Midsummer Night's…