The laughs are too cartoonish for wide-range appeal in Matteo Oleotto's broadly played comedy set in Italy's Friuli region.
The Prize Idiot
Mariana Rondon's impressively multilayered drama brings a powerful specificity to the story of a boy and his embittered single mother.
The Venice Film Festival's independently run Critics' Week has awarded its prize to "Zoran, My Nephew the Idiot" a sophisticated comedy by first-time Italo helmer Matteo Oleotto. Two-hander set in…
Spike Lee's three-week-old fundraising effort has hit the $1 million mark on Kickstarter. As of 7 a.m. PDT, Lee's campaign had received $1,000,605 from 4,503 pledges -- about 80% of the $1.25 million…
Box office chatter this week has mostly revolved around "Pacific Rim," and yet the pricey monster pic could land at No. 3 domestically this weekend, with holdover toon "Despicable Me 2" and "Grown…
A humorless tone and relentlessly noisy aesthetics drag down this heavily hyped, brilliantly marketed tentpole attraction.
TrustNordisk has nabbed international sales on Hans Petter Moland's comedy "The Prize Idiot," starring Stellan Skarsgard and Bruno Ganz.
Despite the inevitable franchise fatigue, this solid production still delivers more than enough of what fans expect.
Across all genres, in front of the camera or behind, these innovators and tastemakers represent the leading lights of the smallscreen world while the sun is up. Here's what's on their minds ...
It's a treat to revisit the best American play ever written about merciless men and their predatory business practices.