The San Sebastian Film Festival headed into its final stretch Wednesday with no world preems having set the town on fire — though Jaime Rosales' "Bullet in the Head" stirred polemics enough.
Spanish titles on deck, listed with production companies, status (if known) and distributor or sales company (if any)
A too-rare example of a made-for-kids movie from a territory that's guilty of cinematic child neglect, "Carlitos and the Field of Dreams" is high-energy, wholesome entertainment at its most polished…
A good-looking big-budgeter about intrigue and betrayal in 16th-century Spain, the project is holed by a shaky script that pushes its cardboard characters through often far-fetched situations.
A deft women-bonding drama that morphs into a rich, nuanced exploration of solitude during its final reels, the downbeat but punchy "One Word From You" boasts a fine trio of central perfs, a script…
Brimming with ideas it fails to galvanize, "The Blind Sunflowers" reps an unhappy swan song for late, great screenwriter Rafael Azcona.
Taking as its theme the enmity between two groups of soccer fans, "Rivals" is a disappointing comedy from a helmer, Fernando Colomo, whose best work once helped define a Spanish generation.
Small things matter in "Under the Snow," an involving micro-budgeter in which four put-upon protags find their own way of briefly beating the system.
A delicately handled, sharply scripted and appealingly human comedy dealing with a young Moroccan's efforts to find her place in Spanish society, "A Boyfriend for Yasmina" is the kind of fare that…
A deliriously exuberant take on that most stereotypically Colombian of themes -- drugs -- "The Colombian Dream" hurtles excitedly to nowhere in much the same way as its pill-driven young protags.