The Vancouver Film Festival will screen a record 324 films including 11 world and 37 Canuck preems in its 16-day run, which kicks off Sept. 25.
"Suite Havana," Cuban Fernando Perez's re-creation of daily life in the island capital, will open the San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival Sept. 18.
Helmers Wolfgang Becker ("Good Bye Lenin!") and Danny Boyle ("28 Days Later") and thesps Penelope Cruz ("Fanfan la tulipe") and Rowan Atkinson ("Johnny English") are among nominees for this year's…
Nearing the end of the Montreal World Film Festival's run, it's obvious that prexy Serge Losique's controversial decision to change its dates has hurt the former A-list fest.
Impeccably crafted but dramatically turgid, widescreen family drama "Finding Home" searches in vain for a level emotional foundation to anchor its technical opulence. Mainstream auds who value…
A harrowing dramatization of civil unrest, taut narrative charts the disintegration of a disparate group of policemen as they confront citywide protests over controversial elections that rocked…
"Shattered Glass" credibly and absorbingly relates the tale of journalistic fraud perpetrated by young writer Stephen Glass at the New Republic five years back. Pic is narratively, stylistically and…
Set in 1960s low-rent Paris, an aging Muslim takes a Jewish boy under his wing. Omar Sharif sparkles as a Turkish grocery store owner and self-styled philosopher. Heart-warming audience-pleaser, pic…
Destined to divide Manoel de Oliveira's fans, "A Talking Picture" is his simplest, most linear story in memory. A prof takes her daughter on a cruise around the Mediterranean, admiring its monuments…
Director Margarethe von Trotta returns to film with "Rosenstrasse," a sober, unsensationalized enactment of a Holocaust incident. Von Trotta keeps sentimentality at bay and, as a result, the film…