The spirit is willing but the filmmaking is weak in "Arise," a touchy-feely documentary with laudable dual messages of empowering women and healing the planet.
SAN SEBASTIAN — U.S. distributor Magnolia Pictures is making waves in the international distribution market by challenging the existing biz model. At a panel discussion for independent distribs in…
SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain – L.A.-based sales-production company FiGa has initiated impressive early sales on Venezuelan Mariana Rondon's San Sebastian competition player "Pelo Malo" (Bad Hair), a small…
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. Riddick Distributor: Universal Having been left for dead in more ways…
Maciej Pieprzyca's entertaining film about a man diagnosed with cerebral palsy could generate arthouse interest.
Sam Rockwell is in early talks to co-star with Rosemarie DeWitt in MGM's "Poltergeist" reboot.
LONDON — Comedy and the contrast between practitioners on either side of the Atlantic forms a centerpiece of the second Sundance London film and music festival, which will also see a spotlight on…
Magnolia Pictures has acquired world distribution rights to Lynn Shelton’s family drama “Touchy Feely,” which had its world premiere in January at Sundance. The film was produced by Steven Schardt…
Ellen Page will make her directorial debut with "Miss Stevens," which has Anna Faris attached to star as a teacher who chaperones a group of high schoolers to a state drama competition.
Trading her improv-based filmmaking style for a more traditional screenplay-grounded model, Lynn Shelton delivers an uneven mix of half-formed conflicts in this mystifying dramedy.
Give or take the titular disclosure, "John Dies at the End" is a thoroughly unpredictable horror-comedy -- and an immensely entertaining one, too.