In structure a memory play, "The Dance" is an effective ghost story, handsomely produced and professionally realized. Filmmaker August Gudmundsson brings enough novel twists to the familiar mix to…
Sobering stories about the widows of Vietnam, a Ukrainian dissident, the race to save endangered species, and despots from Hitler to Franco dominated the Intl. Documentary Assn. awards ceremony…
Visitors to Scotland in the next few months should beware: Sir Walter Scott will be turning in his grave over "Lucia." One of the major turkeys of the recent Toronto fest, which sent press and buyers…
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Sony Corp.'s Etsuro Saito, general manager of the research and development division, broadcasting and professional systems company, has been tapped to receive the 1998 Samuel L. Warner Memorial Medal…
Greed is good and fitfully funny in John Landis’ filigree, “Susan’s Plan.” This yarn of a woman out to murder her ex-husband and collect on his insurance policy is largely nonsensical, but Landis…
Harold Ramis has agreed to direct "Galaxy Quest" as his next film.
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One corrupt bureaucracy has supplanted another in the fictitious West African town in "Whirlwind," an overly ambitious mix of political satire and culture-clash drama. Third feature by Burkina Faso's…
FROM MIFEDTF1 International sales has announced a new English-language project from French actor Jean-Marc Barr who will be directing for the first time.
The title "Reunited" implies that mother and daughter were once together, but Nicki Beck (the talented but cloying Julie Hagerty) and Joanne (Kelly De Martino) have never met, the baby not even…