"The Full Monty" is spawning its own genre of life-affirming comedies set in northern English cities: Tapestry Films and Kushner-Locke (K-L) have agreed to co-finance Nick Mead's "Swing," which stars…
It's hard to believe, but six naked and not particularly attractive blokes from Sheffield have toppled Steven Spielberg's dinosaurs from the top of the U.K.'s all-time box office chart.
Chockablock with nods to Lynch and early De Palma, bleakly amusing thriller will appeal to specialty crowds, but is too arty and deliberately plotted to cross over as the next "Scream" machine…
As a young woman who questions her religious background and embarks on a personal odyssey, Renee Zellweger gives, in "A Price Above Rubies," an utterly convincing and captivating performance, one…
The 55th Venice Intl. Film Festival, running Sept. 3-13, will give Golden Lions to veteran thesps Sean Connery and Sophia Loren and Polish director Andrzej Wajda, in recognition of their…
Adding another interesting chapter to the revisionist history of women's contribution to WWII, David Leland's "The Land Girls" pays tribute to Britain's Women's Land Army, a unit composed of femmes…
Philip Seymour Hoffman, last spotted in "Boogie Nights," and feature newcomer Daniel London have inked to co-star with Robin Williams in Universal's "Patch Adams" under Tom Shadyac's helm.
Slamdance Grand Prize winner "Surrender Dorothy" is a disturbing, hard-edged tale of physical abuse and sexual aberration that pulls no punches. The psychologically wrenching film --- shot in…
Fox Searchlight has acquired distribution rights in all English-language territories to Slamdance Audience Award-winner "20 Dates," the feature debut of writer-director Myles Berkowitz.
We've had plenty of studies on the effects of stalk and slash pics on impressionable young minds. What about the effects of grisly exploitation on the filmmakers themselves and their forever in…
ShoWest is going arthouse. This year's annual exhibitor convention in Las Vegas will kick off with a new program, the ShoWest ShowCase: An Evening of Independent Film.
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