HONG KONG — "Transit," a film about migrant workers in Israel, has been selected as The Philippines' contender for the foreign-language Academy Awards race. The film is the feature debut of…
There are no surprises — just lots of good, old-fashioned scenery chewing — in John Wells' splendid film version of Tracy Letts' acid-tongued Broadway triumph.
“Heli,” the Mexican cartel drama from director Amat Escalante, won the ARRI/OSRAM award for best film at the Munich International Film Festival. The gala award ceremony took place on Saturday evening…
Whatever headaches Richard Greenberg might be having, what with this month’s closing of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” on Broadway and next month’s opening of “Far From Heaven” at Playwrights Horizons, he…
BEIJING — Chinese drama "Mystery" by often controversial Mainland helmer Lou Ye scooped the best film honor at the Asian Film Awards at the Hong Kong Film Festival. Pic follows a middle-aged woman…
Natasha Braier, a Buenos Aires native, didn't emerge from the womb ready to shoot, but it was close. She shot her first short at eight with a super 8 camera, studied dance and art, and went on to…
The Dubai Film Festival has unveiled the lineup of its Muhr Asia/Africa Awards section which sees a mix of established helmers and newcomers competing for some of the most lucrative prizes on the…
Already a huge draw for BBC, "Call the Midwife" might take awhile to grow on Yank audiences.
Mendoza's work has struggled to crack the international arthouse circuit, and his forbiddingly titled latest doesn't seem an obvious exception, despite typically arresting direction and a stoically…
When independent filmmaker Brillante Mendoza was growing up, people made fun of his name and called him Diamond.