With seven Oscars on the shelf and $73 million in the domestic box office drawer, a film with Shakespeare in the title now appears to have a shot at hitting the $100 million mark.
In "Zonzon," Laurent Bouhnik takes the aesthetic high road, stylishly portraying the endless irritation and emotional privation of life behind bars. Discarding plot-based narrative momentum in favor…
A public and critical hit at the Gothenburg fest, "Breaking Out" is a comedy with dark undertones that should enjoy a long run indeed. Story of a group of convicts who join a theater group is told…
This film is the final production from Senegalese director Djibril Diop Mambety, who died in Paris last year. Part of a series made under the general title "Tales of Ordinary People," pic is a…
"Elizabeth" producer Alison Owen has hooked up with DreamWorks to acquire Deborah Moggach's upcoming novel "Tulip Fever," and is poised to sign a first-look deal with the studio.
A heartfelt, if somewhat overheated, melodrama set against the Turkish immigrant transvestite community in contempo Berlin, this handsome feature from L.A.- and Istanbul-based writer-director Kutlug…
FROM THE 71ST ACADEMY AWARDS Miramax's dogged, and at times controversial Oscar campaigning paid off Monday night when the minimajor accounted for 10 awards, seven for "Shakespeare in Love" and three…
Produced by John O. Olsson.
Photographer-cum-filmmaker Manshih Yonfan's "Beauty" looks at first glance like a sequel to the helmer's 1995 "Bugis Street" --- dramatizing the lives of young gay male hustlers instead of prior…
A Cairo court has handed down long terms at hard labor to 14 Islamic militants who were convicted of setting fire to two video shops and a cinema billboard company.