Two outcasts, a silent old man and a loudmouthed Azerbaijan youth, set out to catch poisonous snakes in the desert in this eye-catching first film by Asghar Farhadi. Mustering enough festival and…
Helmer Alexander Sokurov returns to a personal style of filmic lyricism with "Father and Son." This companion piece to "Mother and Son" looked out of place in Cannes competition, and drew some…
Joyful Japanese values shine brightly in Naomi Kawase's third feature, the story of a family, scarred by the loss of a child, that patches itself together with the help of a supportive community…
Coming off awesome and in some cases record preems, "The Matrix Reloaded" plunged by an average of 53% in major markets last weekend as the blockbuster's international cume soared to $250 million.
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The boffo bow of Disney/Pixar toon "Finding Nemo" could hinder talks to extend the pic partners' current film agreement. "Nemo" rung up $70.2 million between Friday and Sunday, and the…
Ghent's Flanders Intl. Film Festival (FIFF) hopes to boost arthouse film by handing over its awards money to distribs who will release the films in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, rather…
Icelandic first-time helmer Dagur Kari nabbed the Transylvanian Trophy for his debut pic "Noi the Albino," at the second Transylvanian Intl. Film Fest, which wrapped Saturday.
Swedish director Ingmar Bergman received the Intl. Federation of Film Archives' Film Preservation Award on Monday in Stockholm during FIAF's annual meeting.
"White Oleander," a U.S./German production starring Michelle Pfeiffer and directed by Peter Kosminsky, won the jury's youth prize at the 43rd Zlin Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday.
Distribber Alliance Atlantis has inked to handle Montreal-based distributor Film Tonic's pics in Canada.