Despite its stacked deck of a cast, "Runner Runner" adds up to little more than a charmless, paint-by-numbers thriller unlikely to escape the forces of "Gravity" in its early October release.
Costa Rican writer-director Gustavo Fallas' agreeable first feature is an unassuming slice of modern neorealism.
“Heli,” the Mexican cartel drama from director Amat Escalante, won the ARRI/OSRAM award for best film at the Munich International Film Festival. The gala award ceremony took place on Saturday evening…
With 78 features world premiering at SXSW this year, Variety couldn’t possibly get to everything. Here are quick takes from senior film critic Peter Debruge on a handful of deserving films that…
Los Angeles and Mexico City-based Alex Garcia, Latin America's biggest indie movie producer-financier, is setting up Latam Distribution, focusing on Latin America and U.S. Hispanic distribution and…
Prolific is good. Deep-pocketed is even better.
This Portugal-set quartet of shorts shows off its makers' cinematic personalities, with Aki Kaurismaki the most gloriously wistful, Manoel de Oliveira the funniest, Victor Erice the most socially…
A cracking good melodrama set in a contemporary world of high finance and low cunning, Costa-Gavras' "Capital" nimbly plays on our worst memories of the 2008 economic meltdown.
Four days before Costa-Gavras' "Capital" screens as a special presentation at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival, Cohen Media Group has acquired the latest political thriller from the Greek-born helmer…
Elisabeth Costa de Beauregard Rose will join Nicolas Chartier's Voltage Pictures as the company's new president of international sales and distribution.
Marcia Gay Harden will topline indie drama "The Librarian" as a woman who finds a new life path while touring Costa Rica.