Dates have been set by the Biennale arts council for the 55th Venice Intl. Film Festival, which has been pushed back to a slightly later slot, running Sept. 2-12.
An ambitious, if misbegotten, undertaking, "K" shows that French helmer-producer Alexandre Arcady is not afraid of tackling big subjects or rolling up his sleeves to address current political issues…
Miramax Films' "The Wings of the Dove" remained perched on top of the exclusives roster for the second week.
It was an ambush! New Line's "Mortal Kombat: Annihilation" led the weekend box office charge with the company projecting $17.5 million for the frame.
Set, John Thompson. Opened Nov. 6, 1997, at the Bluma Appel Theater, St. Lawrence Center. Reviewed Nov. 10; 875 seats; C$ 55 ($ 39) top. Running time: 2 HOURS, 5 MIN.
Belgian exhibs the Bert Group and the Claeys Group, which have been building cinemas together under the Kinepolis brand name for more than a decade, will merge their interests legally Dec. 5.
An unpretentious, low-budget kidnap thriller, "Do It for Me" has all the regular ingredients but mixed together in an unusually accomplished way by Spanish standards. Although rather too familiar in…
From Macedonia to Mexico, and from Thailand to Turkey, 44 countries have submitted films for consideration in the category of best foreign lan-guage film for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and…
Ever felt that trailers screened in cinemas are an assault on your eardrums (if not sometimes an insult to your intelligence)?
This "Romeo and Juliet" story set in Northern Ireland is a winner, with well-known thesps Richard Harris, Gabriel Byrne and John Lynch providing some marquee value, but newcomers Samantha Morton and…
While Italy's actors and directors have had erratic success in crossing over to work in the international arena, a distinguished list of the country's key technical collaborators --- visual artists…