A kinder, gentler Jack Valenti late last week brought his traveling diplomacy show to the Berlin Film Festival, where he did his best to patch up differences with the European entertainment biz after…
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Veteran Czech helmer Karel Kachyna, whose long-banned "The Ear" made a splash at Cannes two years ago, churns out a fairly pedestrian hospital drama in "St. Nicholas Is in Town." Made for TV, pic is…
At the end of the fourth day of the 44th annual Berlin Intl. Film Fest Market, many regulars already are predicting a huge improvement over last year, which was said to be among the slowest in memory.
Riding a hit Fox sitcom and regular HBO host role, Martin Lawrence is a very hot property right now, and this energetic concert film should cash in on his loyal if somewhat limited following. Using…
Seven screenwriting students have received the seventh annual Diane Thomas Awards from the UCLA Extension Writers' Program.
Part docu-diary, part theological quest, part family therapy session and part improvised comedy, Caveh Zahedi's second feature, "I Don't Hate Las Vegas Anymore," is a one-of-a-kind talkfest that's as…
Oscar-nominated animated short "The Mighty River" from Canada was named top film at the Aspen Filmfest.
Oja Kodar's emotional account of the war in Croatia illustrates the danger of trying to tell a war story while the conflict is still going on. Scripted more than two years ago, when Croatia was seen…
A prodigious achievement that conveys the fabric of modern American life in close-up and at length, "Hoop Dreams" is a documentary slam dunk. This intimate epic chronicles the lives of two black…