Mary Fishman's admiring, workmanlike documentary chronicles the activism of many American nuns over the past 50 years.
VENICE – Habemus a pope pic. And from Pope Francis' native Argentina. One of its most international directors, Alejandro Agresti ("The Lake House") will direct "Historia de un cura" (A Priest's…
This smug but effective middlebrow crowdpleaser shrewdly mines its real-life material for laughs and righteous anger as well as tears.
Phil Provenzale, who served as senior VP of intl. post production and theatrical services at Fox, died of cancer Aug. 1 in Duarte, Calif. He was 61. A 17-year veteran at Fox, he was brought to the…
This acerbic satire from top Croatian helmer Vinko Bresan could find niche arthouse exposure in some territories.
DreamWorks has decided not to go forward with director Tom McCarthy's untitled feature about the Catholic Church's cover-up of its pedophile priests in Massachusetts, uncovered by the Boston Globe.
DreamWorks Studios and Participant Media have joined the untitled feature about the Catholic Church’s cover-up of its pedophile priests in Massachusetts, uncovered by the Boston Globe. Variety…
ROME – While the election of Pope Francis was welcomed by global media as a fresh start for a scandal-riddled Catholic Church on Thursday, some questioned if the new pontiff will be up to the…
It was wall-to-wall Pope coverage midday Wednesday, as the Big Four and cable news nets broke into regularly scheduled daytime programming once white smoke was spotted billowing out of the Vatican's…
"In America, we sacrifice everything to the morality of the bottom line." After directing the Oscar-winning documentary "Taxi to the Dark Side," Alex Gibney created the current "Mea Maxima Culpa…
Weaving a uniquely devastating account of priestly pedophilia into an excoriating indictment of the entire Vatican power structure, Alex Gibney's typically well-assembled, meticulously researched…