Call Gudrun Giddings the Scandinavia film whisperer. Ever since "Let the Right One In" and "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" delivered box office that headed straight north, Hollywood has been mining…
In a pre-Cannes move, Los Angeles-based Epic Pictures Group has partnered with Norwegian-based Yesbox Prods. to finance and produce an English-language sequel to Aleksander Nordaas’ thriller “Thale.”…
Open Road Films has partnered with XLrator Media to market and sell XLrator titles to pay television and free TV outlets along with select VOD carriers. Open Road said the companies have already…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
A critical digest of the week’s latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. 6 Souls Distributor: Radius-TWC One of the movies' least convincing…
XLrator Media has acquired all U.S. rights to horror-thriller "American Mary," written and directed by Jen and Sylvia Soska, for a 2013 release through its Screamfest label.
XLrator Media is launching a multi-platform pair of releasing labels -- Screamfest and Macabre -- for horror and genre films in North America.
XLrator Media has acquired all U.S. rights to the Norwegian supernatural thriller "Thale" and will release the film in early 2013.
A nutty Norwegian mashup of drollery, myth and jolts to the nervous system, "Thale" does a deft dance between grossout comedy and horror fantasy. Still, it's too wordy by half, saying what it should…
Another leisurely told shaggy-dog story from Uruguayan helmer/co-writer Pablo Stoll Ward ("Hiroshima"), "3" extends its episodic drollery about 30 minutes beyond what the material warrants, thus…
Patrick Ewald and Shaked Berenson's Epic Pictures Group has locked a score of foreign deals for Mischa Barton supernatural thriller "Into the Dark," which it is shopping in Cannes.
The Society of Camera Operators will recognize director Clint Eastwood and Panavision exec Phil Radin with its 2012 lifetime achievement awards at a ceremony on Feb. 19 at the Leonard Goldenson…