VENICE - Habemus a pope pic. And from Pope Francis' native Argentina. One of its most international directors, Alejandro Agresti ("The Lake House") will direct "Historia de un cura" (A Priest's…
From the Rio Grande to Tierra del Fuego, filmmakers are finding better resources, friendlier governments and safer venues as they pursue their projects.
BUENOS AIRES - Argentine telenovela vet Yair Dori has launched a production and sales company in Argentina, returning to the business after selling his interest five years ago in Dori Media Group…
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Ricardo Darin starrer "Chinese Take-Away" has broken 2010 and first half 2011 box office records for a Latin American film in Spain, grossing Euros 398,051 ($565,232) over its first weekend in Spain.
A gentle comedy about a curmudgeon, a Chinese man and a cow that falls from the sky, "Chinese Takeaway" is tasty while it lasts but not very filling.
Emphasis on auteur pics over traditional genres limits Argentina's local industry
Argentina's humming film factory is churning out diverse drama, comedies, thrillers and animated pics - many of them with strong fest potential and box-office promise.
Hollywood pics might have a slightly tougher time in Argentina now that the country's Incaa Film Institute has beefed up exhibition regulations to protect local films.
Argentina's biggest indie sales agent, Guido Rud's FilmSharks Intl., has picked up worldwide sales rights outside Latin America for Argentine detective caper "La senal," a box-office hit that marked…