The lesser known but no less interesting Euro side of "The French Connection" story finally gets its due in Cedric Jimenez's "The Connection" (aka "La French"), a meaty, export-ready true-crime saga.
Sitges Intl. Fantastic Film Festival
Seven Spanish films debut in major sections across the 46th Sitges Fantastic Fest, Europe's biggest fantasy and genre event, and all but one are in English.
IFC has bought North American rights to Joe Begos’ “Almost Human” following its world premiere in the Midnight Madness section of the Toronto Film Festival. The film, written and directed by Begos…
Toronto Intl. Film Festival Sept. 5-15 Canada The biggest festival in North America screens more than 250 films and Hollywood sees Toronto as a starting point for the awards season race. The lineup…
Eugenio Mira's "Grand Piano," a piano concert-set psychological thriller starring Elijah Wood and John Cusack, will open the 46th Sitges Intl. Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, Europe's biggest…
Cinedigm and Voltage Pictures are partnering on a three-year, five-picture output deal with newly minted genre label Rapid Eye Film.
Sundance Institute and Mahindra Group have tapped a quartet of features for their Global Filmmaking Awards -- Sarthak Dasgupta's "The Music Teacher," Jonas Capignano's "A Chjana," Aly Muritiba's "The…
Sprocket opera's lineup reflects social upheaval in Iberian peninsula
The last of this year's Four Corners European scriptwriting workshops unspools at Sitges, where it's an industry highlight.
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…
Having thoroughly subverted the sitcom formula on TV, "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane delivers a predictably irreverent satire that's sweeter and, sadly, less funny than you might expect.