Film critic and Los Angeles Film Festival vet David Ansen has joined the Palm Springs Film Festival as lead programmer. Ansen, who served as artistic director of the Los Angeles Film Festival for…
Palm Springs Film Festival
Watching movies can be a lot like chess. With enough practice, you start to anticipate the moves, adjusting your defenses so as not to be taken off-guard.
Easily the most fascinating film to come along and challenge traditional gender roles in the past year, "Fidelio, Alice's Journey" chronicles a sexually liberated female sailor's voyage of…
Pic recalls "The Music Lovers"-era Ken Russell in deeming no dramatic or aesthetic stroke too broad to depict the fevered internal and external lives of artistic geniuses.
A dedicated older teacher struggles to keep one tough slum lad from disappearing into the official channels for delinquents in Ernesto Daranas' drama.
This dramatic miniature about a young Argentine girl's dogged search for her MIA father is the kind of quietly assured work that suggests a helmer has a definite future.
Documentarian Elchin Musaoglu's sophomore narrative feature is an exquisitely shot minimalist tale of an elderly woman left behind in an Azerbaijan village evacuated by regional war.
Sydney Sibilia's slick, energetic debut feature finds a flashy comedic hook on which to hang a critique of patronage and nepotism in Italy's professional fields.
Reza Mirkarimi's latest again probes social issues through a restrained, tightly focused character drama.
Russian drama “Leviathan” was named best foreign language film at the Palm Springs International Film Festival on Saturday. Audience awards went to “Selma” for narrative feature and “Keep On Keepin…