A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. Pain & Gain Distributor: Paramount The large-scale destructiveness he…
The Weinstein Co. will open Norwegian historical drama "Kon-Tiki" in the U.S. on April 26. “Kon-Tiki" was nominated in this year's foreign-language film Oscar contest, won by “Amour.” TWC acquired…
The historical seafaring epic "Kon-Tiki" may be the first Oscar-nommed film to shoot identical scenes in two languages, in this case Norwegian and English -- with its makers hoping a duplicate…
Before accepting his Intl. Filmmaker of the Year award from Variety at the Mill Valley film fest last fall, director Ang Lee told the crowd, "You become the film you're making."
The biggest Scandinavian showcase is heating up.
Norwegian movies will take center stage at the 36th Goteborg Film Festival, Scandinavia's biggest sprocket opera.
Using Hollywood math, Joachim Roenning and Espen Sandberg's sumptuous "Kon-Tiki" -- about Thor Heyerdahl's harrowing expedition across the Pacific on a balsa-wood raft to prove Polynesia was settled…
"Kon-Tiki" will drift into the U.S. courtesy of The Weinstein Co.
AFI Fest has completed its program with a dozen entries in the foreign-language contest for the Academy Awards along with seven films screened at Cannes.
The voyage of the Kon-Tiki was one of the greatest DIY experiments of the 20th century, proving that six young scientists, using primitive technology and sheer foolhardy belief, could traverse the…