Daily life in Iran can be a violent place for women. Such is the case for Hanieh, the 25-year old teacher and protagonist in the Iranian film “Paradise.” “Paradise,” which premiered Thursday at the…
This tale of an overweight couple who relocate from the suburbs to Mexico City is as soft, sweet and insubstantial as a marshmallow.
It must be exhausting trying to keep one's worldview set to "scathing" at all times, but Diablo Cody doesn't waver from her snappy-sarcastic approach for her predictably hipper-than-thou directorial…
Impeccably cast, extremely handsome, predictably soapy and a trifle slow moving, it's another first-rate costume drama.
All Latin American premieres, Mexican Mariana Chenillo's "Paradise," Argentine Santiago Palavecino's "Some Girls" and singular docu-feature "El Alcalde" feature among a 21-title Latin Premiere…
Launched by IM Global and Canana, the most ambitious initiative ever to sell Latin American pics to the world will unveil its first slate of fully-finished films at Toronto. The Mundial venture is…
Producer Adrian Guerra and film finance specialist Xavi Parache have teamed to create Oceano Media, a Barcelona-based financial broker and consultancy. Move pairs two young movers and shakers on the…
Austrian weirdmeister Ulrich Seidl's sometimes grueling but consistently compelling "Paradise" trilogy concludes on a surprisingly wistful, tender note with "Paradise: Hope," an account of a teenager…
Three European co-producers have joined Andrea di Stefano's "Paradise Lost," the thriller-romance starring Benicio Del Toro as drug lord Pablo Escobar.
This portrait of a middle-aged femme missionary is a bit more accessible than its predecessor, if any film that features masturbation with a crucifix could be called accessible.
Repulsive and sublimely beautiful, arguably celebratory and damning of its characters, "Paradise: Love" is hideous and masterful all it once, "Salo" with sunburn.