HONG KONG - Thailand has made the unusual choice of a psychological thriller "Countdown" as its contender for nomination in the Academy Awards' foreign-language section. The film was directed by…
The Czech Film and Television Academy has selected the theatrical version of HBO Europe's “Burning Bush” as its Oscar entry in the foreign-language category. Agnieszka Holland's drama centers on…
LONDON — A selection committee formed by the Bangladesh Federation of Film Societies has chosen helmer Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's Bengali-language "Television" as the country's entry in the Academy…
HONG KONG - Taiwan has selected spiritual horror thriller "Soul" as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Awards race. Directed by Chung Mong-hong, the film premiered in June's Taipei Film…
Steven Soderbergh, Jane Campion, Olivier Assayas, Lena Dunham, Agnieszka Holland and Ray McKinnon are all filmmakers who owe their careers to early film festival support, and it comes as no surprise…
The 51st New York Film Festival has tapped 35 films, an unusually large number for this tightly curated Gotham fest, to comprise a main slate that mixes a strong contingent of comedies, plus an…
This taut, nuanced longform work from Agnieszka Holland reps a valuable contribution to our understanding of the past half-century of Czech history.
Vitaly Mansky's illuminating documentary explores the contrast between the haves and have-nots along a Russian gas pipeline.
An exquisitely photographed but dramatically underwhelming portrait of little-known Polish-Roma poet Bronislawa Wajs.
Bill Condon's biopic thriller "The Fifth Estate," starring Benedict Cumberbatch as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, will open the Toronto Intl. Film Festival on Sept. 5. "Information is the most…