Miramax has signed scribe Robert Nelson Jacobs to a multipicture deal.
Reviewed at Boston Film Festival, Sept. 13, 1999. Running time: 78 MIN.
A blood-soaked and aggressively off-putting tale of a man's struggle for redemption and forgiveness, "Bad City Blues" forces the viewer to stew in some very unsavory juices far more than anyone will…
Screenplay, James Dunnison, Rebecca Dunnison. Camera (color, Beta-sp video) , William Morrison; music, Justin Deneau; production designer, Jordan Estal, Sarah Wilson; costume designer, Shannon…
"The Sixth Sense," which is skedded to open in India Nov. 12, has generated considerable advance publicity.
Reviewed at AFI screening room, L.A., Oct. 13, 1999. (In AFI/L.A. Film Festival --- New Directions.) Running time: 81 MIN.
Taiwanese director Chang Tso-chi was the toast of the 12th Tokyo Intl. Film Festival as his movie about a university coed returning to her hometown for summer vacation called "Darkness and Light"…
A deaf man faces the mistakes of his past in this Czech drama whose goal is to benefit the hearing-impaired through any proceeds netted. More a psychological exploration than a narrative, pic suffers…
It's not uncommon for performers to be miscast, as at least two of the four principals are in the new West End revival of "Antigone," adapted and directed by Declan Donnellan. But I can't quickly…
Dark satire from Slovakia about the fall of communism and the arrival of cutthroat capitalism may play better in neighboring ex-Communist states than in the West. Although top-notch production values…