ThinkFilm has promoted Daniel Katz to VP of acquisitions. Based in its New York office, he will report to topper Mark Urman and Randy Manis, senior VP of acquisitions and business affairs.
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired the rights to "Imaginary Heroes" in North America, the United Kingdom, Italy and Germany.
Organizers Tuesday unveiled a self-referential closing-night pick for the 29th Toronto Intl. Film Festival and a slew of world preems offering a Hollywood-size helping of star voltage.
Italian and U.S works dominate the shorts lineup of the 61st Venice Intl. Film Festival, announced Tuesday: Section features a beefed-up roster of 26 titles competing for the Silver Lion.
"Self-reflexive" hardly describes "Why (Not) Brazil," latest oeuvre by Gaul's mistress of parenthetical indecision, Laetitia Masson. Pic starts with a refreshing self-mockery but soon starts going…
An unassuming Seattle-ite who stuck with his first pro team until retirement, Ron Santo was a stellar third baseman in 14 seasons that still warm the hearts of every Chicago Cubs fan. "This Old Cub"…
Gabriela Tagliavini tries and tries to keep "Ladies' Night" alive. But the misadventures of a struggling illustrator who's also a virginal bride-to-be are not enchanting, let alone sexy, and the…
Writer-director Guel Arraes has rebounded commercially, but, at the same time, has sunk into a swamp of boorish farce with "Lisbela and the Prisoner." Pic co-stars Selton Mello and is about rogues in…
A 16-year-old loner experiences many of the growing-up pains that moody 16-year-old loners often experience in "En Garde," a pleasant but utterly conventional light drama set in a Catholic girls…
An oblique coming-of-ager set in French-occupied Vietnam, "Buffalo Boy" sports a stronger narrative spine than is usual in Vietnamese rural dramas and a less fragile tone in its deployment of…
A geeky teen turns entrepreneurial rebel at his folks' boarding school in "Bad Spelling," a '70s-set rites of passage pic that takes a while to clear its throat. Well-cast, mildly entertaining…
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