A poignant tale of intimate friendship between two elderly men, "Wrestling Ernest Hemingway" serves mostly as a showcase for its two stars, Robert Duvall and Richard Harris. Aimed at the…
"Distant Trampling of Horses" revisits the historic 1935 Long March by Chinese communists in disenchanted terms. Arduousness, injustice, prolonged hardship and human loss are intimately depicted…
Distraught parents jump ship, leaving teenage son home alone; before long, house had turned into a party straight out of "Risky Business"-- who says there are no new ideas in television? Several "Fox…
A dreamlike fantasy about a young porter in a stark Peking loony bin and the beautiful young patient he befriends, "Red Beads" looks set for only limited unspoolings on the fest circuit but announces…
Film selection is under way for screening and competition at the Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival, skedded March 4-13.
Reviewed at Turin Intl. Young Cinema Festival (competing), Italy, Nov. 15, 1993. Running time: 97 MIN.
First-time filmmaker Charles Teton, 32, scores high for initiative but lower on results with "Dark Summer," a visually accomplished but highly distanced cross-tracks love story set in Liverpool…
Also with: Tasuya Nakadai, Yuen Woo-ping, Roy Cheung, Carmen Lee, Lisa Jane Burnett, Reiko Hayawa, Sophia Crawford.
Francois Girard's "Thirty-Two Short Films About Glenn Gould" was the top winner at Canada's Genie Awards Sunday, picking up four trophies, including best picture and director.
On the Jack Lemmon-Walter Matthau scale, "Grumpy Old Men" comes closer to the languor of "Buddy, Buddy" than the inspired lunacy of "The Odd Couple" or "The Fortune Cookie," saddling the two old pros…