Hotel ★★ 2001 (R)
Using a Dogme 95 approach, Director Figgis gathers a bunch of celebs and lets them aimlessly make things up as they go along. Follows the filming of John Webster's play “The Duchess of Malfi” by an English production crew at a hotel in Venice, Italy that has call girls, a murderer, and cannibalistic hotel staffers lurking about while the entire fiasco is caught on film by a brash documentarian. Fans of Figgis' work or the Dogme movement will want to check in on this one. 112m/C VHS, DVD . GB IT Rhys Ifans, John Malkovich, Saffron Burrows, Salma Hayek, Max Beesley, Lucy Liu, Julian Sands, David Schwimmer, Jason Isaacs; D: Mike Figgis; W: Mike Figgis; C: Patrick Alexander Stewart; M: Mike Figgis, Anthony Marinelli.