Dutch music-biz shutterbug and occasional helmer Anton Corbijn ("Control," "The American") is asked to lay down on the cinematic equivalent of a shrink's couch in Low Countries docu "Anton Corbijn…
Berlin Film Festival
Fortunately there's enough material within Ulrike Ottinger's continuing body of work for 10 docus, since Brigitte Kramer's "Ulrike Ottinger -- Nomad from the Lake" only skims the surface of the cult…
A rural Anatolian spin on the story of Scheherazade, the protag from "1001 Nights" who tries to ward off the impending violence of her new husband, "Night of Silence" is a riveting chamber drama that…
First, the bad news: There was no picture in Berlin as moment-to-moment enthralling as Asghar Farhadi's "A Separation," or as monumental as Bela Tarr's "The Turin Horse," to name two standouts from…
Paolo and Vittorio Taviani's black and white drama "Caesar Must Die," about prison inmates putting on a Shakespeare production, won the Berlinale's Golden Bear on Saturday.
Sundance Selects has acquired North American rights to Romanian filmmaker Cristian Mungiu's religious drama "Beyond the Hills."
Yes, movies got sold at Berlin, especially a brace of star-studded actioners and high-profile art pics. But the most striking sign of vitality in the international independent biz today came from…
A tale of a femme Robinson Crusoe with evergreens instead of palms and mountain peaks instead of sandy beaches, "The Wall" reps another showcase for the mesmerizing face of thesp Martina Gedeck.
An account of a Russian soldier trying to retrieve some stolen money, helmer Alexei Mizgiriov's turgid "The Convoy" reps a serious disappointment after "Buben Baraban."
Maya International has closed multiple territory deals for comedy "Ass Backwards" during the Berlin market.
Displaying little in the way of wily self-assurance, charisma or gravitas, the "Twilight Saga" heartthrob doesn't exactly invigorate this flailing English-language adaptation of Guy de Maupassant's…