Though dominated by a striking, lived-in performance from Gallic comedienne Anemone, "Something Fishy" is too easygoing for its own good. Gently comic portrait of a 40ish female gumshoe whose…
A familiar tale of middle-aged angst and dislocation is given assured treatment in this first feature by David Jacobson, but there may not be too many paying customers willing to participate in the…
The American Film Market wrapped March 4 with conflicting signals from both sellers and buyers about the worth of the 14th edition of the trade bazaar.
NEO-TOKYO: LABYRINTH Directed by Rin Taro. Screenplay, Taro; character design, Atsuko Fukushima; art direction, Yamako Ishikawa. RUNNING MAN Directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri. Screenplay, Kawajiri…
In a marketplace fraught with insecurity until the cash is in the bank, it seems that the Carnegie Film Group has contributed mightily to the skittishness at this year's American Film Market.
Still another ensemble sets up for business as John Byrum's "Winnetka Road" heaves into view. It's Hollywood's view of Smalltown, USA, and there's plenty of suffering and dry humor to go round. Now…
Upscale movie buffs as well as film-music aficionados will get a charge out of this second installment in the ongoing "Music for the Movies" portraits of celluloid composers. Hourlong item is as much…
Mainstream, grassroots Italian comedy has never exported very well, and though veteran Mario Monicelli's "Dear Goddamned Friends" may mop up in Italy and a couple of other Euro territories, it…
Director Alex Proyas' "The Crow," marred by the on-set shooting death of star Brandon Lee, will be released May 13 on 1,500 screens, Miramax Films announced.
Original in intent but flawed in structure and lacking analytic focus, Bethany Yarrow's first documentary, "Mama Awethu!," follows the lives of five black African women as they face the daily…