The daily grind of conscripted soldiers undergoing basic training is a pretty universal theme, as this no-budget, fuzzily photographed, black-and-white Iranian pic vividly testifies. Pic is…
The Coen brothers would have a ball with the extremely unlikely oddities of "Falcons" -- but as a comedy. As a drama fashioned by Iceland's Fridrik Thor Fridriksson, pic is a confused assemblage that…
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Willem Dafoe has been tapped to topline as the villain in Fox Searchlight's drama "The Clearing" opposite Robert Redford and Helen Mirren.
Filmmakers have long been wary about festivals, mindful of the potential damage of a negative response. But there's also the upside, as evidenced by Phillip Noyce's experience in Toronto.
The 16th annual AFI Fest in Los Angeles will open Nov. 7 with the U.S. premiere of the Fox Searchlight release "Antwone Fisher," Denzel Washington's directorial debut starring Washington, Derek Luke…
Screenwriter Karey Kirkpatrick has come onboard to co-adapt the screenplay of Douglas Adams' "The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy."
Nigel Sinclair and Guy East's Spitfire Prods. has signed a three-picture deal with new movie investment company Marching Band Prods., which will see the company first provide equity financing for the…
"Elsewhere" goes everywhere the viewer has likely never. Doc, lensed by peripatetic Austrian filmmaker Nikolaus Geyrhalter in 12 remote locations in each of the 12 months of the year 2000…
Helmer Chus Gutierrez ("Gypsy Soul") delivers her strongest film to date with the socially committed, dexterously plotted drama "Poniente," an all-too-rare Spanish take on the issue of racism in…
Gorehounds expecting a splatter rate in "Alive" commensurate with helmer Ryuhei Kitamura's rousing 2001 debut "Versus" are in for a scare of another kind: Adapted from the popular comic by Tsutomu…