HONG KONG — "Transit," a film about migrant workers in Israel, has been selected as The Philippines' contender for the foreign-language Academy Awards race. The film is the feature debut of…
“Heli,” the Mexican cartel drama from director Amat Escalante, won the ARRI/OSRAM award for best film at the Munich International Film Festival. The gala award ceremony took place on Saturday evening…
Destined to traumatize buyers and audiences, this accomplished but singularly unpleasant film plunges deep into Mexico's vicious cycle of drug-fueled violence.
Mendoza's work has struggled to crack the international arthouse circuit, and his forbiddingly titled latest doesn't seem an obvious exception, despite typically arresting direction and a stoically…
When independent filmmaker Brillante Mendoza was growing up, people made fun of his name and called him Diamond.
MADRID -- Films Distribution has tied down a slew of sales on Berlin Competition players Brillante Mendoza's "Captive" and Kim Nguyen's "War Witch."
Brillante Mendoza's "Captive" forcefully dramatizes the 2001-02 Dos Palmas hostage crisis.
An arrestingly shot monochrome study about the aftereffects of a rape, "The Natural Phenomenon of Madness" reps an impressive sophomore effort from Filipino multihyphenate Charliebebs Gohetia ("The…
A closeted married man roiling with tension develops a disturbed obsession with his friends' son in Oliver Hermanus' well-modulated sophomore feature "Beauty."
British director Dominic Murphy's "White Lightnin' " has won best film in the international competition for debut films at the Mumbai Academy of Moving Images' 11th Mumbai Film Festival.
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Frozen1Weekend: $31.6M Disney
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Weekend: $5.3M Relativity Media