Abolfazl Saffary's apocalyptic vision of Iran is as visually compelling as it is shockingly unexpected.
The Iran Job
Iran has submitted “The Past,” by “A Separation” director Asghar Farhadi, as its candidate for the foreign-language film Academy Award race. The choice, which comes amid the rapprochement under way…
“Lee Daniels’ The Butler” is cleaning up at the late summer box office with an estimated $27 million weekend, making it the first No. 1 film for Oprah Winfrey in nearly 30 years. According to early…
Politicians and TV networks would seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly. Except when they mix as well as oil and water. Political figures gain much-needed publicity and a forum for their…
It seemed like only a matter of time before TLC moved into the scripted space, as several other nonfiction cablers have done within the last year. “Surviving the In-Laws,” a two-part series from MAK…
The main prizes of the Cannes Film Festival were handed out by Steven Spielberg's jury on Sunday night.
Like his Oscar-winning "A Separation," Asghar Farhadi's latest is an exquisitely sculpted family melodrama in which the end of a marriage is merely the beginning of something else
The drama follows an Iranian who leaves his French wife and two kids in Paris, goes back to Iran and then returns four years later to get divorced.
Consistent with my habit of dispensing unsolicited advice, Jon, here is my response to your announcement that you plan to direct your first movie: Don't do it.
Film Movement has acquired domestic rights to helmer Till Schauder's docu "The Iran Job," with plans to release the film across all platforms in June. "The Iran Job" follows Kevin Sheppard, an…
Jon Stewart is taking a three-month summer break from "The Daily Show" to make his feature directorial debut with the historical drama “Rosewater" from a script he wrote. Stalwart "Daily Show"…