If the summer of 2003 was a bacchanal that left Hollywood hung over, then summer 2004 could be the flight of Icarus. Translated from the Greek, that means studios are betting big on films that defy…
Following up her award-winning docu of a Dutch adolescent's tribulations ("Desi"), helmer Maria Ramos returns to her native Brazil for a despairing look at the trials of defendants and defenders in…
Checkpoints do not normally loom large on a film fest's list of logistical problems but they were a major concern for the Palestinian Film Festival, which wrapped March 3 in East Jerusalem, Nazareth…
In recent years, Gaumont, the world's oldest film company, has suffered what the French call a "coup de vieux" -- an attack of old age.
Clunkily directed, gross-out blue-collar comedy is simply a smuttier version of '70s Britcoms like "Confessions of a Window Cleaner." Plotless pic about a bunch of potato delivery men looking to get…
Making her feature debut, Maria Joao Ganga establishes herself as a talent to be watched. While not entirely free from first film slip-ups, Ganga's calm, unsentimental look at the realities of a…
The German B.O. snapped out of a prolonged slump last week as folks clamored to see "Scary Movie 3" -- and more discerning patrons sought out "21 Grams," boosting the territory's biz by 40%.
Adam Dawtrey: London Eye
Mischief and an improved grasp of mortality characterize a young boy's year in the French Alps beside majestic Mont-Blanc. Intelligently scripted, beautifully made kidpic for all ages blends…
Unsympathetic characters generate wicked mirth in Belgian comic duo Benoit Delepine and Gustave Kervern's "Aaltra," a road movie with a difference. There's no moralizing as two nasty wheelchair-bound…
With multiplexes helping to drive the Indian box office, it's no wonder the battle to build them is heating up.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History