Zak Hilditch will direct "Numbskull," the story of a former internet star who tries to find his missing daughter. Rob Paris's Los Angeles-based Paris Film, Robert Menzies's Ottawa-based production…
"Been there, done that" probably shouldn't be one's first response to the end of the world, though the apocalypse has by now been rehearsed enough times on screen for it to feel a familiar threat.
HONG KONG — "These Final Hours," an apocalyptic thriller by Zak Hilditch, has been acquired for a wide release by leading Australian distributor Roadshow Films. Although “Hours” is billed by…
Sundance Selects has acquired U.S. rights to Claire Denis' family drama "Bastards," three months after its divisive premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.
Felix van Groeningen’s “The Broken Circle Breakdown” is on a roll: It just won the audience nod at Haugesund, Scandinavia’s highest-profile film festival, after winning a string of awards at Berlin…
J.C. Chandor's almost dialog-free Robert Redford-starrer "All Is Lost" and Pedro Almodovar's "I'm So Excited" will bookend a Melbourne Int'l Film Fest that includes a section of North Korea-themed…
Billed as the completion of an informal trilogy about Southern California musicians, following 1987's "Border Radio" and 1999's "Sugar Town," Allison Anders and Kurt Voss' "Strutter" is a genial…
Inspired by the 1976 prostitution scandal that led straight to the heart of the Swedish government, helmer Mikael Marcimain's masterful feature debut, "Call Girl," is a meaty, never-sensationalistic…
A formula-hugging coming-of-age soaper whose fringe benefits include memorable perfs from its trio of young talents -- chiefly Emma Watson breaking type as a reformed bad girl -- and classy cameos…
Anchored by five strong performances, this beautifully observed drama essentially strikes the same sad note for 98 minutes, though with enough sensitivity and emotional variation to make the…
Celluloid Nightmares, the foreign sales partnership between XYZ Films and Celluloid Dreams, has acquired world sales rights to a quintet of film projects starting production over the next few month…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History