Ewan McGregor is being lined up to play the crooked derivatives trader Nick Leeson in a film to be directed by James Dearden, based on the true story of the collapse of Barings Bank.
(Mandarin and English dialogue)
The summer B.O. thermometer overseas went from warm to hot last week, spurred by "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," "Con Air" and "Volcano," plus a beefy foreign preem by "Hercules."
(Cantonese and English dialogue)
Moving Out" examines the frenetic string of events triggered by a writer's resignation from his publishing job for a high-paying post as a sitcom scribe on the day he and his family are set to move…
Executed with verve if shaky narrative/tonal control, Ela Troyano's "Latin Boys Go To Hell" is an enjoyable semi-mess. Print screened at San Francisco Gay Fest (and earlier at the Berlin Fest…
Back in Australia after his disappointing U.S. outing, "Two if by Sea," writer-director Bill Bennett is in fine form with "Kiss or Kill," which manages to breathe fresh life into the…
But current state of niche marketing may make life tough for this pretty broad (if sharp) starless effort, which approaches its central lesbian theme in terms neither edgy enough for arthouse tastes…
A slick and reasonably bright diversion, "I Think I Do" puts a gayer spin on ideas from several recent "wedding" comedies. Aiming for screwball sophistication, it sometimes lapses into sitcom…
Call it the best new comedy of 1967, and you won't be far off the mark. "Out to Sea" is mildly amusing and unabashedly retrograde trifle that, except for a few naughty words, resembles glossy studio…
A"Violet Has Two Daddies" duly produced in "Afterschool Special" style, "Violet's Visit" is a seriocomedy whose good intentions are hemmed in by simplistic writing and barely routine execution. Gay…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History