The ultimate horror scenario of every parent, an offspring's diagnosis with a potentially fatal tumor, is tackled with effective filmmaking brio.
Sundance Film Festival
The Sundance Institute will host its first Los Angeles benefit June 8 at Franklin Canyon Ranch in Beverly Hills. Evening will include a performance from Fitz and the Tantrums.
Sundance Selects has picked up all U.S. rights to "The Forgiveness of Blood," the latest film from "Maria Full of Grace" writer-helmer Joshua Marston.
Elgin James, director of this year's acclaimed Sundance entry "Little Birds," was sentenced to a year in prison on Wednesday after pleading guilty to attempted extortion.
A bruising, decade-spanning chronicle of the bloody fisticuffs between two feuding Irish Traveler families.
Pic reps a minor footnote that will be of most interest to activists and likely ignored by most docu-oriented distribs.
"Becoming Chaz" casts a zippy, consistently engaging yet tonally inconsistent spotlight on the onetime Chastity Bono (daughter of Sonny and Cher) as he undertakes legal, hormonal and surgical…
Calculatedly ugly and undeservedly controversial.
Phil Cox's vivid docu "The Bengali Detective" follows a pudgy private dick who leads a ragtag sleuthing team as they investigate murder, adultery and counterfeiting in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta).
Giving the benefit of considerable doubt to writer-director Todd Rohal, one could say his unfunny farce is terrible on purpose.
The ideas are unimpeachable but the execution a tad didactic in "Miss Representation."