The Cannes' Intl. Festival of Film offered Hollywood an olive branch Tuesday with the announcement that Jodie Foster will head the jury of this year's fest. The choice of an American star as jury…
Tom DiCillo is no first-time filmmaker looking to strike it rich in Hollywood. A Sundance veteran -- this year represents his third fest appearance with film in tow -- he projects an aura of quiet…
A leaden, pretentious tale of life in Barcelona's underbelly, Jo Sol's "Tatawo" fails to flesh out good ideas into anything resembling drama. Simple tale is made unnecessarily complex by script's…
Christian Slater and Val Kilmer are in negotiations with Emmett/Furla Films and Nittolo Entertainment to star in the action thriller "In God We Trust." Shooting is skedded to begin April 9.
Cineartists Entertainment/Mandalay Pictures has postponed its float on the Neuer Markt, originally planned for later this month. Fellow German-U.S. production/distribution entity 2K Media is likewise…
USA Films dominated the night as its "Traffic" and "Nurse Betty" took home kudos for best motion picture in drama and comedy-musical categories, respectively, at the Intl. Press Academy's fifth…
Ten to Watch 2001 - Directors
As a fledgling writer-director at last June's Sundance Filmmakers Lab, Attica Locke experienced a very unusual twist on a very common creative dilemma.
Stilted reality pic already has a berth on Canuck TV, and that looks a likely end for "Scorn," which is far too cold and grim for a theatrical leg-up. Tale of a Victoria, B.C., boy who murdered his…
"Little Senegal," Algeria's entry for foreign-language Oscar, will compete in this year's Berlin Intl. Film Festival.
"Code: Baltic Storm," a political thriller based on the sinking of the Estonia, which cost the lives of more than 900 passengers, goes into production this summer in Malta, Germany and Denmark.