Oscilloscope Laboratories has nabbed all North American rights to Lotfy Nathan's feature bow "12 O'Clock Boys" after its world preem in the SXSW film festival's docu competish earlier this month.
12 O’Clock Boys
Equal parts suspenseful road movie, persuasively detailed period drama and emotionally resonant coming-of-age story, "The Retrieval" is an outstanding example of regional indie filmmaking…
"Cheap Thrills" is a thoroughly nasty piece of work, which doubtless will be the strongest selling point for this worst-case scenario about steadily escalating dares and degradations. Playing like…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
The 20th Hot Docs Canadian Intl. Documentary Festival will open on April 25 with Shawney Cohen's feature-helming debut "The Manor" the fest revealed Tuesday.
To Baltimore locals, they are hooligans, illegally roaring down city streets on dirt bikes and four-wheelers, performing stunts that endanger themselves and nearby pedestrians. To 13-year-old Pug…
The Hollywood Film Festival has appointed festival vet Jon Fitzgerald as its exec director. Fitzgerald was a co-founder and exec director of the Slamdance Festival and served in exec director slots…
Austin, Texas — In future years, the industry will look back at 2013 as a game-changer for South by Southwest (SXSW). After gradually improving its standing over the two previous decades with such…
Finding the most entertaining angle on one of the world's dullest sports, "The Short Game" has built-in word-of-mouth that should help it break out of the docu sandtrap and roll down the fairway. The…
Neatly balancing brightly sentimental comedy with slightly edgier funny business, "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" pulls off the impressive trick of generating laughs on a consistent basis while…
For years, Texas films were the last thing people wanted to see at South by Southwest, to the extent that local directors begged fest programmers not to put them in the Lone Star section.
When the Academy first expanded the best picture category in 2009, a key reason was to give more populist fare like the 2008-snubbed "The Dark Knight" a shot at top honors, in part to boost telecast…