Derek Jarman's latest is an immaculately lensed, intellectual joke that's more a divertissement than a substantial addition to his quirky oeuvre. Shot on legit-like minimalist sets, the gabby riff on…
The eighth edition of the Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival, highlighted by six world premieres and six U.S. preems, will unspool March 5-14.
BERLIN -- After making two consecutive American pix ("Betrayed" and "Music Box"), Athens-born Costa-Gavras returns to his Paris base with another political film, this time a comedy. Though the themes…
Writer/producer George Stevens Jr. yesterday announced the production team for the American Film Institute Life Achievement Award salute to Elizabeth Taylor, scheduled for March 11 at the Beverly…
Well-made docu "Something Within Me" should be seen by as many educators, administrators, teachers and students as possible. Its short running time is appropriate for showings on public and cable TV…
It takes talent for a fledgling European filmmaker to be sought by Hollywood's major studios, and director Carlo Carlei has hit the mother lode with his first movie.
Twentieth Century Fox has optioned movie rights to Robert James Waller's latest novel, the soon-to-be-published "Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend," for New York-based producers Deborah Schindler and Ezra…
Based on a true story of a professor charged with raping one of his students, "Gross Misconduct" is a well-established relationship/courtroom drama that women will find particularly challenging…
Oscar winner Gregory Peck has joined the list of presenters for the 65th annual Academy Awards.
PARK CITY -- A jokey reworking of the standby losers-on-the-road genre, "Frameup" reveals more of the game player than the artist in director-writer-lenser-editor Jon Jost. Amusing in spots but…