Game thesping propels the contrived and predictable plot of "Nine Months," a broad comedy about pregnancy that feels like waiting out the gestation period of an elephant. Auds who warm to the…
This Bengali-track feature is the sort of gentle, deceptively simple film whose qualities can easily be overlooked during film fests. Though it has little chance of commercial release outside India…
Jim Carrey -- Hollywood's new $ 7 Million Man -- was back on top of the weekend box office as Warner Bros.' "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" grossed $ 6.2 million for the frame.
Steven Spielberg continued to pile up honors last week with a salute from the American Museum of the Moving Image.
Aremarkable talent and distinctive sensibility are evident in Dan McCormack's directorial debut, "Minotaur," an intelligent meditation on the nature and effects of celebrity in American popular…
Appearances can be deceptive, especially in Hollywood. A raft of new projects , some with stars and name directors ostensibly attached, have emerged at the American Film Market over the past few days.
As a personal chronicle of what it means to live with a fatal disease, for both the person afflicted and her longtime companion, "Cancer in Two Voices" is always engaging and often insightful. What…
Rysher Entertainment unveiled a six-picture, medium-budget slate of features as the TV syndicator begins its big push into the fiscally challenging world of pricey pix.
Filmways Entertainment Corp. has acquired a number of pix for international distribution. In post-production are romantic thriller “Backlash,” produced/written by Jake Carvey and David de Vos and…
Over the past couple of years I have reviewed several dozen creative financing schemes. Major studios, independents, first-time producers and well-respected producers all have been approached with a…
Feature production/sales outfit Capella Intl. is preeming in-house pix "Two Bits,""Exquisite Tenderness" and "The Last Tattoo" at the American Film Market, which opened Thursday in Santa Monica.