If a doc manages to inform and entertain, it's ahead of the competition. If it features engaging personalities (or penguins), so much the better. And if it manages not to lose its assets while…
Tribeca Film Festival
Tomas Alfredson's "Lat den ratte komma in" (Let the Right One In), about first love between a young boy and the vampire next door, won the feature prize as the Tribeca Film Festival named the winners…
Magnolia Pictures picked up North American rights to writer-director Peter Tolan's "Finding Amanda," which had its world preem in the Tribeca Film Festival.
Name cast featuring Cusack, Marisa Tomei, Ben Kingsley and Hilary Duff will mean something, but word of mouth will be poisonous.
Everybody's defying the odds in "Zoned In," an up-from-poverty striver story whose subject, Daniel "Sukie" Nartey II, makes it from the South Bronx to the Ivy League.
"Playing for Change" is a pan-global survey of varying styles of world music, is often so exhilarating, its neo-hippie utopianism doesn't seem so implausible.
"The Caller" follows a corporate exec who, having blown the whistle on the deadly practices of his company, stage-manages his own inevitable wipeout.
Irish helmer Declan Recks' depiction of a marriage sliding toward dissolution, burrows into the everyday details.
Filmax has acquired international sales rights and theatrical rights for Spain on immigrant drama "Paraiso Travel" from Paraiso Pictures and Grand Illusions Entertainment.
A stirring recap of the World Court's attempt to come to terms with a man whose single act of decency, it seems, was to die mid-trial, ending his attempt to twist civilization to his own legal ends.