So why the genre fixation? Helmer Fede Alvarez puts it down to the huge technological leap of the past decade. Digital cameras and cheap post-production software allowed filmmakers yearning to shoot…
Juan Of The Dead
SAN SEBASTIAN – Panama's Arete Audiovisual and Jaguar Films and Venezuela's Trampolin Impulso Creativo are linking with France's Tu Vas Voir, the producer of Walter Salles' "The Motorcycle Diaries,"…
MADRID – Uruguay's Gustavo Hernandez ("La casa muda"), Cuba's Alejandro Brugues ("Juan of the Dead") Mexico's Jorge Michel Grau ("Somos lo que hay") Colombia's 64A-Films ("All Your Dead Ones") and…
Spanish film director Juan Jose Bigas Luna, a colorful chronicler of sexual and social excess, died Friday near Tarragona, Spain, after a long battle with cancer. He was 67. It was typical of Bigas…
A new breed of filmmaker is emerging in Cuba, where travel restrictions to and from the U.S. have eased, allowing digital-savvy helmers — many of them alumni of the Gabriel Garcia Marquez-founded…
Pablo Berger's "Blancanieves" topped Spain's 27th Spanish Academy Goya Awards Sunday night winning 10 statues, including best film and original screenplay.
Focus Features' digital distribution initiative, Focus World, has added Cuban zombie comedy "Juan of the Dead" to its U.S. release slate.
Metrodome has taken U.K. rights and Fine Films has nabbed Japanese rights to Alejandro Brugues' "Juan of the Dead," Cuba's first zombie comedy.
Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia enjoys black humor.
A great title, a novel setting and some surprisingly blunt digs at Castro's Cuban land of non-opportunity aren't enough to save "Juan of the Dead" from being a lowbrow zombie comedy that mostly goes…