What played in print as hard-hitting but nuanced now feels like a simplistic, somewhat pandering melodrama that will please armchair Islamophobes.
In "The Sapphires," "Bridesmaids" star Chris O'Dowd plays the music manager of four Aboriginal teens who aspire to sing to American troops.
The Telluride Film Festival has added a fifth day to its 40th anniversary fest, which will run from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2. The festival also announced Thursday that it’s partnering with the town of…
"The Sapphires," directed by Wayne Blair, won the audience narrative feature award at the 24th Palm Springs Film Festival, as Israel's "Fill the Void" took the Fipresci award for best…
Variety's Steven Gaydos called Variety's Indie Impact brunch on Sunday "the world's most elaborate hangover cure." Most of all, it was a chance to bask in the sun in the secluded garden of the Parker…
In the annals of Aussie feel-good indies, few have captivated their home audience like "The Sapphires."
Variety will honor "Silver Linings Playbook" helmer David O. Russell with the Indie Impact Award as part of its 10 Directors to Watch celebration at the 2013 Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival.
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Variety has announced its 10 Directors to Watch list, representing up-and-coming helmers whose early work suggests promising careers ahead.
AFI Fest has completed its program with a dozen entries in the foreign-language contest for the Academy Awards along with seven films screened at Cannes.
With a mix of prestige and offbeat titles, the 39th Telluride Film Festival will present its usual eclectic array of possible awards contenders over the Labor Day weekend.
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