Too many caricatures make the film feel only haphazardly invested in the intelligent commentary it struggles to balance with broad satire.
Venice Film Festival
One of the most eagerly anticipated premieres on the Lido screened Saturday — the first two episodes of "The Young Pope," Oscar-winning director Paolo Sorrentino's eight-part TV drama about a…
Mel Gibson's “Hacksaw Ridge” is a brutally effective, bristlingly idiosyncratic combat saga — the true story of a man of peace caught up in the inferno of World War II. It’s the first movie Gibson…
What sounds like fodder for a routinely gripping episode of "ER" is complicated with rare depths of personal and sensual detail in French director Katell Quillévéré's sublimely compassionate…
VENICE — Winner of the Cinelink Post Republic Award at the Sarajevo Festival's Works in Progress screenings last month and one of the buzzed-up productions at this year's Venice Gap-Financing Market…
Imax Entertainment, Broad Green Pictures and Sophisticated Films and sales agent Wild Bunch have unveiled an unusual U.S. and global distribution plan for Terrence Malick's documentary "Voyage of…
Germany's M-Appeal has acquired world sales rights to "Without Name," an ecological horror-thriller that marks the debut feature of Ireland's Lorcan Finnegan. "Without Name" will world premiere on…
The joys of back-stage machinations are joined to waggish digs at the Church hierarchy, set off by nervy writing and Paolo Sorrentino's usual visual feast.
The Dutch director Martin Koolhoven had a major hit in the Netherlands with his 2008 WWII drama “Winter in Wartime” (released in the U.S. in 2011). He got offers from Hollywood, but chose instead to…
A young Frenchman in 1919 travels to Germany to meet the parents and fiancée of his dead friend in this semi-arty costumer lacking the potency of the original.
Argentina's Rei Cine, one of Latin America's most active movie co-producers, has teamed with New York.-based Gamechanger Films, Germany's Augenschein Filmproduktion and Les Films de l'Etranger to…
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