Ella Taylor

Parallel Lives

TWO GIRLS AND A GUY Written and directed by JAMES TOBACK Produced by EDWARD R. PRESSMAN and CHRIS HANLEY Starring NATASHA GREGSON WAGNER HEATHER GRAHAM and ROBERT DOWNEY JR. Released by Fox Searchlight Pictures Citywide SLIDING DOORS Written and directed by PETER HOWITT Produced by SYDNEY POLLACK PHILIPPA BRAITHWAITE and......

Death Becomes Them

SONATINE Written and directed by TAKESHI KITANO Produced by MASAYUKI MORI HISAO NABESHIMA and TAKEO YOSHIDA Starring KITANO AYA KOKUMAI TETSU WATANABE and MASANOBU KATSUMURA Released by Miramax Rolling Thunder At Laemmle’s Sunset 5 CITY OF ANGELS Directed by BRAD SILBERLING Written by DANA STEVENS Based on the film Wings......

Erection Campaign

In the nature of what sells studio movies, Primary Colors stands to gain more from the presence of John Travolta than from l'affaire Lewinsky. For better or worse, erupting bimbos are taken in stride these days, all efforts by the press to the contrary. In any case, the evening-news hounds......

Love Among the Ruins

LOVE AND DEATH ON LONG ISLANDWritten and directed by RICHARD KWIETNIOWSKIAdapted from the novel byGILBERT ADAIRProduced bySTEVE CLARK-HALL and CHRISTOPHER ZIMMERStarringJOHN HURTJASON PRIESTLEYand FIONA LOEWIReleased byLion's Gate FilmsAt the Sunset 5 and Monica 4-PlexTWILIGHTDirected byROBERT BENTONWritten byBENTON and RICHARD RUSSOProduced byARLENE DONOVAN and SCOTT RUDINStarringPAUL NEWMANSUSAN SARANDONGENE HACKMANSTOCKARD CHANNINGand JAMES......

London Kills Him

No one could accuse Gary Oldman of going with the flow. While British working-class film trades in its hereditary gloom - even Ken Loach is making comedies these days - for perky little numbers custom-built for a swift American pickup (Brassed Off, The Full Monty), Oldman's first directing effort hauls......

Notes From Half a Film Festival

"This is what Sundance is about," an agent who had just snagged a multipicture deal with Miramax for first-time film- maker Chris Cherot (whose prophetically named movie, Hav Plenty, was playing in competition at the festival) told the Los Angeles Times last week. "A guy who made a movie for......
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