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.
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."