A brainteaser that's intriguing and frustrating by equal measure, "Modus Anomali" sends auds into the woods with a man whose family vacation appears to have become a nightmare.
Sitges Film Festival
SITGES -- Leos Carax's surrealistic dramedy "Holy Motors" swept Catalonia's 45th Sitges Festival awards Saturday, collecting film, director and Sitges' Critics and Silver Melies Awards.
This stylishly wrought item shuttles between fantasy and realism a la "Donnie Darko" in its exploration of its protag's problematic emotional life, although too much of the lead character's delicate…
Like the forensic lab in which it's set, Oriol Paulo's debut, "The Body," is darkly fascinating, full of secrets and highly polished, if also a little too clinical for comfort.
SITGES -- In now near-hallowed tradition, the 45th Sitges Film Festival opened Thursday with one of the biggest Spanish genre films of the year: Oriol Paulo's "The Body," from Barcelona's Rodar y…
The last of this year's Four Corners European scriptwriting workshops unspools at Sitges, where it's an industry highlight.
Sprocket opera's lineup reflects social upheaval in Iberian peninsula
BARCELONA -- The world preem of Catalan suspense-thriller "The Body," from first-time helmer Oriol Paulo, will open the 45th Sitges Fantastic Film Festival, Europe's biggest genre pic event, on Oct…
Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia enjoys black humor.
Moviegoers may wish the projectionist could replay some of the spectacular sequences in this cop-vs.-gangster fight-athon.
Blood and gore among the palm trees. That might sound like a B-movie pitch, but it's actually the essence of Europe's largest fantasy pic parade, the Sitges Intl. Film Festival of Catalonia, which…