"Stargate" has one of those plots that naturally causes people to roll their eyes. Commercial prospects for this curiously unabsorbing yarn border on the dire.
In "Declarations of Love," Pupi Avati returns to the warmly affectionate evocations of bygone Bologna that were his earlier staple. He obtains affably entertaining results, but clutters his subject…
Running time: 85 MIN.
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In "Crest of Betrayal," director Kinji Fukasaku tackles the traditions and history of his homeland through the innovative combining of two oft-told local legends:"Chushingura" (better known as "The…
Praise be, Jim Dale's back where he belongs, gleefully romping through a leading role with the flair that illuminated, among others, "Scapino" and "Barnum." Add three other first-rate performances…
Aiming to redress the balance after Hollywood's rash of all-white my-generation comedies, tandem directors Gordon Eriksen and Heather Johnston ("The Big Dis") have concocted a multicultural variation…
The savagery imposed on Bulgarians by a closed system tore families apart, shredding hope in their drab lives and making truth the first victim. "Canary Season," a prize winner in Bulgaria last year…
Its aims may be slight, but it's hard to think of a film that more exactly captures the precise moment adolescents become young adults. First-time feature helmer Tomoyuki Furumaya's wry eye and…
This autobiographical first feature by a well-known and slightly notorious Belgian writer, designer, producer and conceptual artist turns out to be a quite charming and often funny satire of sexual…
Betty Kaplan's intriguing first feature is a story of love, politics and truth set after Chile's military coup in 1973. It's based on the novel Isabel Allende wrote after "The House of the Spirits"-…
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