In Italy, where economic woes are shaking up the film industry, a new generation of players with a bigger global vision is surfacing, epitomized by Ginevra Elkann.
It's a boy! After hours of speculation and waiting, the Duchess of Cambridge finally gave birth to a baby boy on Monday at 4.24p.m. BST (8.24a.m. PT) weighing 8lb 6oz. News of the birth came from a…
The Durban International Film Festival is launching the African Metropolis Short Film Project, seven short films, filmed in seven African cities by seven African directors. The directors and…
'Taken' meets 'The Bourne Identity' in this familiar but energetic and entertaining actioner.
"It's been said that architecture is frozen music," says Palm Springs resident Martin Newman, quoting Goethe about his role as a designer and restorer of classic Spanish and Mediterranean homes. "My…
L.A.'s Goethe Institut is kicking off its fifth annual German Currents film series, which runs Wednesday through Sunday, with a screening of German-Turkish comedy "Almanya: Welcome to Germany" and an…
The River Used to Be a Man" fits loosely in the tradition of past solo-survival tales from "The Naked Prey" through "Into the Wild" and "127 Hours," but with a more detached, cerebral approach that…
Forget Marlowe, Goethe, Gounod and Murnau, or rather, lay them aside, since the idiosyncratic helmer Alexander Sokurov adds his own spin on the classic legend.
It seems only appropriate that "Young Goethe in Love," a biopic of the early years of the Teuton writer most clearly associated with Sturm und Drang and Romanticism, should be largely fictitious…
Overblown fantasy finds Disney trying to spin another tentpole from the 'National Treasure' trio.
Eberhard Hauff, veteran founder and director of the Filmfest Munich, is hanging up his hat after 23 years.