For the second year in a row, Norwegian helmer Hisham Zaman has won the Dragon Award for Best Nordic Film at Goteborg Film Festival, worth 1 million Swedish krona($180,000). The Film Farms-sold…
A Street in Palermo
VENICE -Italo helmer Gianfranco Rosi’s fresh docu “Sacro GRA,” about people living on the fringe along the ring road around Rome, is the winner of the Venice Film Festival’s 70th edition which…
Jonathan Glazer's alien adventure deserves the Golden Lion. But why wasn't Alfonso Cuaron's space odyssey in competition?
Emma Dante uses a scalpel lightly coated with black humor to dissect Sicilian society in this thinly stretched debut feature.
Expectations were sky high for Tom Hooper's film version of "Les Miserables," adapted from the Broadway hit by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg. The epic blockbuster, clocking in at almost…
A quietly absorbing if finally somewhat dubious drama about an unlikely anti-corporate crusader, "Promised Land" uses a familiar story arc to decry corruption in the energy industry, specifically the…
Fox Searchlight's "Lola Versus" is the latest in a long tradition of breaking-up movies that make you feel good. At Tuesday's Gotham preem at the SVA Theater, Greta Gerwig chose "Annie Hall" as her…
Pic delivers a freestyle overview of hip-hop that's heavy on rap-celeb interviews and aggravatingly light on context of any sort.
A slickly packaged addition to the myriad documentaries made about the recent events in Cairo's Tahrir Square, "1/2 Revolution" offers the privileged perspective of a group of filmmaker/activist…
As pedestrian as its title, sports docu "Rise and Shine" finds little of real interest in the story of Jay DeMerit, a Midwesterner who successfully went abroad to find a place in pro soccer.