If "The Merchant of Venice" is one Shakespeare's better known plays lacking a film version, then Michael Radford's tony adaptation to some degree illustrates why. Polished production, prestige cast…
Impeccably made and genuinely moving account of how Scottish author J.M. Barrie came to write "Peter Pan." Marc Forster's astutely judged follow-up to "Monster's Ball" is the rare modern film that…
Two of filmdom's most prolific figures were welcomed with enthusiasm as jury prez Claude Lelouch and fest honoree Steven Spielberg kicked off the 30th American Film Festival's opening weekend.
Edgy new English-language fare, a dozen world premieres and a selection of choice revivals created a potent brew at the 31st Telluride Film Festival during the event's annual Labor Day weekend run.
With late starts and aborted schedules threatening to turn crowds at the 61st Venice Intl. Film Festival into a lynch mob, Harvey Weinstein stepped in as an unlikely ringmaster over the weekend as…
Politically deft crowd pleaser "The Syrian Bride" emerged the big winner at this year's 28th Montreal World Film Festival, taking four prizes, including the main jury's top award, the Grand Prix of…
First Look Intl. has picked up worldwide rights outside the U.K. and Ireland to John Simpson's futuristic thriller "Freeze Frame," starring Lee Evans, Rachael Stirling and Colin Salmon.
Due to increased member demand, the American Film Market has expanded its exhibitor space to include offices at Le Merigot Hotel, the hotel next-door to the AFM's base at the Loews Santa Monica Beach…
Leigh is at the peak of his powers with morally complex drama that stands alongside his best work. Story of a good Samaritan sidelining as a humane abortionist in post-WWII London is performed by a…
Told with the simplicity of an African folktale, a lilting rhythm and an almost ethnographic directness, this plaintive story of an afflicted mother's urge to secure a better future for her daughter…
Mexican actress Julieta Ortiz as an undocumented maid lights up Nancy Savoca's pic. The flip side of "Maid in Manhattan," zilch-budget, DV-lensed "kitchen sinker" owes nothing to Cinderella. Zings…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Playback: Jordan Peele on ‘Get Out’ and Art’s Role Under a Trump Regime
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
- Final Oscar Predictions as the Season Hits the Home Stretch