Twenty-eight pop songs go looking for a drama to accompany them in "Palermo Shooting," which suffers from being both pretentious and inconsequential.
Cannes Film Festival
Guido Rud's FilmSharks Intl. has acquired international rights to the next film by Pablo Fendrik, whose "Blood Appears" won the Ofaj/TV5Monde (Very) Young Critics awards at Cannes Critics' Week…
Crowning an enthusiastic reception when it first screened at Cannes, Sergei Dvortsevoi's "Tulpan," a Kazakhstan-set tale of a lovelorn shepherd, won the top Un Certain Regard Prix.
A young pickpocket goes about his business on the streets of Moscow, avoiding friendship or intimacy wherever possible, until insight into one victim's life seems to throw a ray of warmth on his…
Homing in on three films which have played to often upbeat reactions at Cannes, the FIPRESCI Intl. Federation of Film Critics announced awards Saturday for "Delta," "Hunger" and "Eldorado."
East meets West meets East again, with palate-tingling results, in "The Good the Bad the Weird."
Aida Begic's "Snow" and Christophe Van Rompaey's "Moscow Belgium" shared out top honors at Cannes' 47th International Critics' Week, while a young jury gave thumbs up to Pablo Fendrik's bloody family…
Israel's Elad Keidan stepped onto a Palais des Festivals stage Friday evening to receive the first official selection prize from Cannes 2008: best Cinefondation short for "Himnon" (Anthem).
An intensely political film so wildly inventive and witty that it will become a touchstone for years to come, "Il Divo" is a masterpiece for maverick helmer-scribe Paolo Sorrentino.
A skittery, rambling but often absorbing portrait of the Chelsea Hotel, pic shuffles together vintage archive footage, scrappy dramatic re-enactments of famous moments at the hotel, and original…