ROME – Giuseppe Tornatore’s art world thriller “The Best Offer,” starring Geoffrey Rush, was the big winner at Italy’s David Awards, scooping six of the top Italo film nods, including best picture…
The power of television to reflect and effect change in a society during an epochal period of transition is vividly examined in "The Network," Eva Orner's illuminating documentary about the founding…
Gimlet-eyed and caustic under a facade of civility, "16 Acres" takes a potentially tedious story -- the predictably tiresome catfight over the rebuilding of the World Trade Center -- and turns it…
Gale Anne Hurd is keeping busy with her pod deal at Universal Cable Prods. Hurd's Valhalla Entertainment has set up three cable drama projects, two at USA Network and one at History.
The most harrowing disaster movie in many a moon, "The Impossible" marries a tremendous feat of physical filmmaking to an emotional true story of family survival.
An engaging combo of dramatic reconstruction and talking-heads docu, pic charts the life and crimes of 19th-century criminal Isaac "Ikey" Solomon, said to be the inspiration for Fagin in "Oliver…
Some films live only in the imagination, never to be seen onscreen. Erich von Stroheim's 10-hour version of "Greed" marks the most notorious example, closely followed by Abel Gance's 42-reel…
An obsessive, destructive love transforms a caring husband into a bloodthirsty "Beast" in this perversely fascinating psychodrama from Danish helmer Christoffer Boe ("Reconstruction").
Blending docu elements with fictional reconstruction and trippy CGI, the pic explores the fascinating case of schizophrenic Daniel Paul Schreber, a German judge whose autobiographical account of his…
"Blooded, tells of five people who go stag shooting, only to become the prey of saboteurs intent on giving the deerstalkers a taste of their own medicine.
Doc is like a hipster's King Tut's tomb, and History Films' involvement assures cable exposure.