Music Box Films has acquired U.S. rights to Alexander Sokurov's “Francofonia,” which won the Mimmo Rotella Award after its premiere at the Venice Film Festival. “Francofonia” recounts how the…
Venice Film Festival
JUSTIN CHANG: And so ends another edition of the Toronto Intl. Film Festival — the 40th edition, as it happens, which organizers chose to commemorate in part by unveiling a competition slate…
Kino Lorber has acquired North American rights to Gabriel Mascaro’s “Neon Bull,” the winner of the Horizons (Orizzonti) Special Jury Prize at this year’s Venice Film Festival. The Brazilian rodeo…
With touchscreen coffee tables still an unimaginable luxury in most households, "Human" may have arrived a few years too early for its optimum avenue of exhibition.
Unattractively shot, structurally unsound and featuring a script that careens all over the place, "Anna" is an overstuffed drama bound to sink without a trace.
With faith-based filmmaking confidently on the rise in the U.S., a counter-movement of similarly independent agnostic cinema seems a debate-stoking inevitability.
Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson’s stop-motion animation pic “Anomalisa” scooped the Venice Film Festival’s Jury Grand Prize. Pic is about a man struggling with his inability to connect with other…
A Tsai is just a sigh in "Afternoon," a dallying, mildly disarming filmed tete-a-tete between Tsai Ming-liang and his beloved leading man Lee Kang-sheng.
You can, to adjust a phrase, see the forest for the trees in "Go With Me" — if only because mist-shrouded woodland scenery is about the only distinguished feature of Daniel Alfredson's turgid…
VENICE – “Wednesday, May 9,” a timely Iranian drama about a philanthropist intent on helping Tehran’s poor with unexpected consequences, has scored multi-territory sales after it’s well-received…
A sensory feeling of persecution pervades "Frenzy," plunges the viewer into a disturbing state of uncertainty as two brothers are sucked into a vortex of state-sponsored distrust.