It’s oddly appropriate that Argentine director Eduardo Williams’ feature debut, “The Human Surge” picked up the top prize in Locarno’s “Filmmakers of the Present” sidebar, because watching it does…
Rio Film Festival
Adriana Barraza gives a strong performance as a benumbed bureaucrat, representative of a society that makes its women feel disassociated from civil society.
Produced by Gullane Ent. and TC Filmes, the first Brazilian pick-up of Mundial, the new sales joint venture of IM Global and Canana, selected for Toronto and the winner at San Sebastian of the…
Benicio del Toro talked to Variety at the San Sebastián Festival about his performance in “Escobar: Paradise Lost” which now has him vying for a best actor Platino Award: Looking relaxed and…
Convicted drug smuggler Christopher Kirk's shaggy dog tale of naivete and hopeless love slowly unravels, showing off his true calling as a complete fabulist in this exasperating yet beguiling docu.
Rather than explore the relationship between sexual minorities and their environment, "Favela Gay" largely ignores such issues, conducting generic interviews, one person per favela.
The New World's two most lasting musical genres are connected via their African roots in this ebullient, if repetitious and slightly unfocused celebration, with serious grace notes.
"Dior and I" follows Raf Simons as he launches his first haute couture collection for Christian Dior, proving that the art of design, like all art, is more about vision than price-tag.
"Sunday Ball" ennobles its subjects without losing any of the excitement of the game: a painterly sense of composition is paired with Renato Vallone's first-rate editing, accompanied by delightfully…
"Iraqi Odyssey" charts the vicissitudes of Iraq's troubled history via one clan's personal take on the last century, and while the 3D feels superfluous, the docu offers a multi-dimensional look at a…
Few helmers today make comedies as consistently entertaining as Argentina's Daniel Burman, and "The Mystery of Happiness" is no exception.
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