This smug but effective middlebrow crowdpleaser shrewdly mines its real-life material for laughs and righteous anger as well as tears.
Pathe Intl. has revealed a raft of sales on its Cannes slate, including Jerome Salle's thriller "Zulu," which closes the fest. "Zulu" was picked up by Japan (Klockworx), Brazil (Europa), Scandinavia…
CANNES--This year's Cannes saw a deluge of new titles brought onto the market. But, through Monday afternoon at least, there had not been a deluge of deals snapping them up. One day before the…
When aspiring Qatari filmmaker Hend Fakhroo heard that Mira Nair's "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" would be headlining the fourth Doha Tribeca Film Festival this month, she was ecstatic.
Pathe Intl., one of Europe's leading sales companies, has kick-started sales on Stephen Frears' "Philomena" while closing deals on the rest of its AFM slate.
Stephen Frears is set to direct Judi Dench and Steve Coogan in ''Philomena,'' a feature film based on the true story of an Irish woman seeking the illegitimate son she was forced to put up for…
Michael Bay is known for bold images in commercials and fast action in features. According to his longtime producer Scott Gardenhour, Bay's visual style has a strong influence from an unlikely…
Takes the bleakly comic dysfunctional-family genre and boils it down to one disputed apartment.
Denis' film views Africa as a kind of drug, intoxicating yet perilous, that never leaves the system.
It took courage, a pile of money and John Ford to film the story of the dust bowl and the tribulations of its unhappy survivors, who sought refuge in inhospitable California. Picture is "The Grapes…
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Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Weekend: $5.3M Relativity Media