September 20, 1987 |
Vestron Entertainment, which holds the vid rights to Cinecom's 1986 "Native Son" (based on Richard Wright's historic novel), took an interesting marketing approach involving the film's star--by leaving his face off the video.
May 27, 2004 |
A woman found strangled in an upper Manhattan park was identified through dental records Wednesday as a missing Juilliard drama student, the medical examiner's office said. The death of Sarah Fox, 21, was declared a homicide after the autopsy determined the cause, said Ellen Borakove, a spokeswoman for the medical examiner's office. Fox, who lived less than a mile from the spot in Inwood Hill Park where her body was found, was last seen May 19 as she left home to jog or work out at a gym.
January 16, 1987 |
Some movies have a premise so interesting that, for a while, they're carried by it. That's almost the case with "The Bedroom Window" (citywide), a Hitchcockian pastiche about successively deeper layers of voyeurism, terror and guilt. As in "Psycho," writer-director Curtis Hanson takes us from adultery and deceit to murder, madness and destruction's brink. The premise is from a British mystery by Anne Holden, "The Witnesses," which Hanson transfers to Baltimore.
April 29, 1994 |
"The Favor" is a pleasant romantic comedy, aimed at thirtysomethings and younger, and it affords solid roles for Harley Jane Kozak and Elizabeth McGovern. Bearing a 1991 copyright, the film had been held up by the bankruptcy filing by Orion Pictures, which has since reorganized.