"Been there, done that" probably shouldn't be one's first response to the end of the world, though the apocalypse has by now been rehearsed enough times on screen for it to feel a familiar threat.
These Final Hours
Pirates swarmed over the series finale of AMC’s “Breaking Bad”: Internet users worldwide downloaded more than 500,000 copies of the episode within 12 hours of the first illegal copy showing up. That…
HONG KONG — "These Final Hours," an apocalyptic thriller by Zak Hilditch, has been acquired for a wide release by leading Australian distributor Roadshow Films. Although “Hours” is billed by…
Sundance Selects has acquired U.S. rights to Claire Denis' family drama "Bastards," three months after its divisive premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.
Felix van Groeningen’s “The Broken Circle Breakdown” is on a roll: It just won the audience nod at Haugesund, Scandinavia’s highest-profile film festival, after winning a string of awards at Berlin…
J.C. Chandor's almost dialog-free Robert Redford-starrer "All Is Lost" and Pedro Almodovar's "I'm So Excited" will bookend a Melbourne Int'l Film Fest that includes a section of North Korea-themed…
MADRID -- Pablo Berger's "Blancanieves," a black-and-white homage to silent cinema, is Spain's entry for the foreign-language film Oscar.
Inspired by the 1976 prostitution scandal that led straight to the heart of the Swedish government, helmer Mikael Marcimain's masterful feature debut, "Call Girl," is a meaty, never-sensationalistic…
A formula-hugging coming-of-age soaper whose fringe benefits include memorable perfs from its trio of young talents -- chiefly Emma Watson breaking type as a reformed bad girl -- and classy cameos…
Anchored by five strong performances, this beautifully observed drama essentially strikes the same sad note for 98 minutes, though with enough sensitivity and emotional variation to make the…