Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) has picked up worldwide distribution rights to the Ghost House Pictures thriller “A Man in the Dark.” The pic was directed by Fede Alvarez, who directed…
“Evil Dead” helmer Fede Alvarez is in talks to direct “Dante's Inferno” for Universal. Pic would be based on the Electronic Arts video game that follows a knight who, with the help of a poet…
In a year when two young Latin American genre talents -- Argentinean Andy Muschietti with "Mama" and Fede Alvarez of Uruguay with "Evil Dead" -- have already topped U.S. box office charts with their…
There was little harmony among nations at the 58th "Eurovision Song Contest," held in Malmo, Sweden.
Pushing a growing export asset for the region, Ventana Sur, Latin America's biggest film market, will add a genre pic mart, Blood Window, to its 5th edition, which unspools in Buenos Aires Dec.3-6.
Folk in Uruguay, Latin America's second-smallest country, have produced two World Cup champion teams, and now the country is rallying behind its film business.
Cannes is spotlighting six young Latin American directors in its first focus on yet-to-be-completed movies.
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. 6 Souls Distributor: Radius-TWC One of the movies' least convincing…
The rare remake that likely will be enjoyed most by diehard fans of its predecessor, "Evil Dead" often comes off as the cinematic equivalent of a cover-band concert tribute to a supergroup's greatest…
For years, Texas films were the last thing people wanted to see at South by Southwest, to the extent that local directors begged fest programmers not to put them in the Lone Star section.