Nadav Schirman's flattened-out portrait of Carlos the Jackal's wife proves more indirectly revelatory than immediately engrossing.
Carlos The Jackal
Sundance Channel is diving into the scripted series business, giving a six-episode order to drama series "Rectify" from "Breaking Bad" producer Mark Johnson.
True-life personas dominate this year's noms in the lead actor in a miniseries or movie category, with only British thesp Idris Elba's "Luther" a wholly fictional creation.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
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Longform writers embrace opportunities to stretch out and let their characters 'go down blind alleys.'
An irony at the recent Cannes Film Festival was that one of its most-liked movies won't be seen by most audiences theatrically -- but rather as a TV miniseries.
Bravura narrative filmmaking on a hugely ambitious scale, "Carlos" is a spectacular achievement.
Berlin-based production shingle Egoli Tossell is moving from Leo Tolstoy in "The Last Station" to the chivalrous tales of Walter Scott with "Ivanhoe."