An interesting idea fails to jell, and an even more fascinating one is left on the shelf, in "The Way," a docudrama about a mainland Chinese man who travels from Hungary to his homeland in search of…
Though local B.O. failed to measure up to the advance hype on German release last year, "Dangerous Dowry" is a solid thriller that makes a credible action figure out of actress Katja Riemann, more…
Strange is the word for this cautionary tale directed at anyone forced to care for an invalid. Tale of a young woman driven mad while looking after her dying father is overlong, morbid and contrived…
Piffle masquerading as a movie, the sitcom-skinny "Joe's Wedding" is padded out with phony come-ons and ancient screwball plot twists. Expect a quick divorce. Endless "comedy" resembles Canuck…
While Old World Italy often is the idealized setting for buttoned-up Northern Europeans to go south and unleash their repressed emotions, few films provide Italians with similar release. In "The…
A bravura performance by top Swedish actor Gosta Ekman and lots of black humor make this darkly funny story about an alcoholic the most accessible movie so far by the thesp's spouse, writer-director…
A first feature by Cyprus-born Dervis Zaim, "Somersault in a Coffin" uses subtle black humor to portray the scum of the earth, a homeless bum who steals cars at night to keep from freezing to death…
The newly renamed Carlton Film Distributors, formerly Rank Film Distributors, has arrived at Cannes in the midst of internal reorganization under its new ownership.
October Films has agreed to finance and distribute worldwide Open City Films' "Three Seasons," the feature debut of 24-year-old Vietnam native Tony Bui.
Laura Ziffren, who has worked on the soundtracks to such films as "William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet" and the upcoming "Picture Perfect," has been upped to vice president of Fox Music.