Following "Still Life" and "Useless," documentary and fictional artifice are combined ever more egregiously by Mainland helmer Jia Zhangke in "24 City."
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"On War" tries to plunge deep into its heart of darkness and winds up more in the vicinity of its navel.
An industrial pallet-repair operation on the outskirts of Paris becomes a microcosm of Muslim immigrant hopes and tensions in Rabah Ameur-Zaimeche's "Adhen."
The seductive scent of political correctness apparently overwhelmed judgment when "Salt of This Sea" began looking for coin, not to mention a festival berth.
The clash of fundamentalist Islam and Western values as encapsulated by the "blasphemous" Danish cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad is examined at length in "It's Hard Being Loved by Jerks."
"The Chaser" is a grisly serial-killer thriller that develops into a howl of outrage at the ineptitude of the system.
Filmmaking freres Jean- Marie and Arnaud Larrieu continue their fascination with the mountains of southwest France in "Journey to the Pyrenees," a terminally dumb comedy that makes their previous "To…
The time was right. Filmmaker James Toback had been close with Mike Tyson ever since the fighter broke into boxing, even before he became a star in the ring at age 18.
Like an episode of "Sesame Street" scripted by Luis Bunuel and helmed by Jacques Tati, "Rumba" turns dark tragedy into deadpan comedy through a series of surreal G-rated gags.
In another example of the ties between talent agencies and production financing, Screen Capital Intl. and William Morris Agency on Saturday announced the creation of a $100 million film-financing…