David Slade's castration shocker "Hard Candy" and Taiwanese Tsai Ming-liang's tongue-in-cheek sex musical "The Wayward Cloud" added significantly to their kudos count, splitting top honors Monday at…
Mexico's Televisa is an odds-on favorite to co-own a new terrestrial broadcaster in Spain. The Mexican broadcasting giant has teamed with a group of powerful Spanish production houses to form a…
For several years, the North African film scene has been pretty quiet. Morocco, which has several award-winning helmers and has provided locations for big pics like "Alexander," has been the most…
The title sequence to telenovela "Hidden Passion" boasts six shots of cowboys, torsos glistening, as they caress beautiful, but bodiced muchachitas.
Bookended by Costa-Gavras' "The Ax" and Christian Carion's "Merry Christmas," the Valladolid Film Festival celebrates its 50th anniversary, Oct. 21-29, under new director Juan Carlos Frugone.
With just three days left before submissions close Monday, Italy, Spain, Austria, Poland, Mongolia and Singapore have unveiled their choices for foreign-language Oscar contention.
Montxo Armendariz's elegiac rural drama "Obaba" has been chosen as Spain's foreign-language Oscar candidate.
Spanish distribution house Sogepaq has acquired Spanish and international distribution rights to Isidro Ortiz's sci-fi thriller "Somne" (Somniac), starring Goya Toledo ("Amores perros").
As the San Sebastian Film Festival wrapped last week, the 53rd edition seemed like one of the calmest in recent years. No film set the competition alight: critical reaction to many indeed was all…
Eleven Asian distribution houses will be hanging out at the Sitges Film Fest sales office, Oct.12-14.
In a surprise turn, Czech Bohdan Slama's "Something Like Happiness," an ensemble working class drama, emerged as the big winner at the 53rd San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival, taking its Golden Shell…