An initially rather slow-moving thriller that proves more watchable than particularly convincing or suspenseful.
An aging, fading film director is not given the treatment he deserves in "Artifice," based on the life of and starring onetime director Enrique Belloch.
Thoughtful but severely overstretched.
Spanish pics making the intl. scene run the gamut of genres and range from sleeper auteur films to movies with strong blockbuster potential. Here's a sampler of what's coming up.
Susanne Bier's emotional melodrama becomes a lesser thing in Jim Sheridan's English-language remake.
Writer-director David Twohy is in fine form with a muscularity not seen since 2000's "Pitch Black."
Though the splash factor of "Wife Swap" is its fish-out-of-water shenanigans, the program's staying power comes from the lessons it offers about family life and, in particular, parenting.
Fine performances allied to solid cinematic technique make "Prosti" an unexpected pleasure in generic territory. Story of a cynical pimp who finds true love via a college student-cum-hooker, this is…