Initially arresting but gradually exasperating, ensemble dramedy "Guns and Roses" finally falls victim to its own cleverness. Neapolitan helmer Carla Apuzzo shows no shortage of ideas in her first…
Black filmmakers in South Africa have come together to form an association aimed at wresting control of the industry from their white counterparts.
Reviewed at the Kabuki 8, San Francisco March 1, 1999. (In San Francisco Asian-American Film Festival.) Running time: 88 MIN.
Reviewed at Berlin Film Festival (Panorama), Feb. 13, 1999. (Also in San Francisco Film Festival.) (Kazakh dialogue.) Running time: 71 MIN.
A pleasant slice of NYC melting-pot life hung on a sketchy suspense plot, actor, director and co-scripter Darshan Bhagat's feature rates more appreciation as a resourceful maiden effort --- and a…
Review: 'The Sexual Life of the Belgians Part 3: The Closing Down of the Renault Factory at Vilvoorde'
Iconoclastic filmmaker and all-round Belgian media personality Jan Bucquoy has continued his series of personal films with an agitprop documentary. Not pure docu by any means, pic incorporates clips…
The repression faced by women in fundamentalist Islamic countries is certainly a topical subject for a play. Although young American playwright Karen Hartman tackles it in unflinching fashion in…
Thomas Jane, soon to be seen swimming in “The Deep Blue Sea” for director Renny Harlin, has inked to star with Morgan Freeman and Gene Hackman in the indie pic “Under Suspicion.” The film, being…
Chay Yew's new drama "Red," which explores the personal impact of China's repressive policies during the early days of Chairman Mao's Cultural Revolution, is like a puzzle one increasingly suspects…
One of the most accessible films to emerge from Bulgaria, this humane, affecting plea for racial and religious tolerance covers familiar territory at times and has a few rough patches but generally…