April 11, 2008 5:02am EST
While the political issue of illegal immigration is ever-present, Under the Same Moon succeeds ultimately as a beautifully rendered, unforgettable story of the invincible bond between a mother and son.
February 22, 2008 4:46am EST
As a refreshing change of pace from other films of its ilk, Vantage Point packs a wallop with its clever staging.
December 29, 2006 5:24am EST
A product of singular imagination by a filmmaker at the height of his prowess, Pan's Labyrinth is the kind of gothic fairy tale most movies are not--at once wildly fantastical yet elegantly rich in reality, magically inspiring yet profoundly disturbing.
November 17, 2006 6:07am EST
Chow down on this taste of life inside the meat packing and “Happy Meal” Fast Food Nation.
August 11, 2006 8:22am EST
Filmmaker Eduardo Sanchez hasn't ruled out the possibility of filming a prequel to his independent horror hit The Blair Witch Project, even though studio bosses aren't currently interested.
January 25, 2004 2:05pm EST
The Sundance Film Festival, which is backed by actor Robert Redford and his Sundance Institute for movies, comes to an end today in Park City, Utah. Saturday night's awards ceremony saw the sci-fi drama Primer, win the top grand jury prize, while the jurors awarded DIG! the top prize in the documentary category. Debra Grankik took the dramatic directing award for Down to the Bone, about a lower-middle-class wife and mother's struggles with cocaine addiction.
April 20, 2003 8:16pm EST
Moviegoers were still feeling angry this Easter Weekend, keeping Anger Management at the top of the box office with $25.6 million. Top 10: Anger Management Holes Malibu's Most Wanted Bulletproof Monk Phone Booth What a Girl Wants Bringing Down the House A Man Apart Chicago House of 1,000 Corpses
April 16, 2003 6:56am EST
Long hair, long legs and a splashy salsa soundtrack can't save Chasing Papi from its contrived plot, tired jokes and retro gender politics.
July 31, 2001 12:30pm EST
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 18, 2000 -- A year ago, five unknown guys from Orlando, Fla., went to the Sundance Film Festival with a cheap movie, a neato gimmick and a good publicist. Today they return to Park City, Utah, as Hollywood players -- the creators of what might become the biggest horror film franchise ever -- and as bona fide filmmakers afforded multimillion-dollar budgets. Their film cost $10,000 to $100,000, depending on what you read. They sold it for $1 million. It made $140 milli
July 23, 2001 9:52am EST
HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 17, 2001 -- Apparently, there really is no stopping the curse of the "Blair Witch". Artisan Entertainment top dog Amir Malin told The Associated Press that the studio is going full force with a "Blair Witch Project" prequel -- aka the third installment in the shaky-camera, little-film-that-could franchise. The fate of a "Blair" prequel has been in jeopardy ever since "Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2" -- the franchise's first sequel -- became a critical bomb when it came out in Oct