Pedro and Agustin Almodovar's production house El Deseo has closed a four-pic deal with Filmanova, a burgeoning prodco in Galicia, northern Spain.
Swedish director Kjell Sundvall's spy thriller "The Threat" is one of four pics to share $2.6 million in subsidy from the Swedish Film Institute.
Iraqi-born filmmaker Saad Salman, in exile for more than 30 years and in France since 1976, puts an unforgettably human face on the plight of Iraq and of refugees everywhere in "Baghdad On/Off."…
A film geek-cum-wannabe director gets tangled up with the local mafia in "The Assistant," a far too loose and unstructured comedy to have much of a career beyond Central European sales. But, it's an…
A solid script and strong performances give firm foundations to "One Calorie of Tenderness." However, the whole is weakened by pedestrian direction from Ivanka Grubcheva. "Calorie" will make reliable…
"The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" and "Spider-Man" topped the list of noms for MTV's 2003 Movie Awards nabbing five nods a piece.
The Writers Guild of Canada honored its own Monday evening with the sixth annual Top Ten Awards at a Toronto gala hosted by comedian Sean Cullen.
A strong cabaret-sketch element infuses "Rhapsody in White," first feature by legit director Teddy Moskov, starring his wife, Maya Novoselska. A kind of meditation on Bulgarian (and Balkan) personal…
Sci-fi, noir and romance are tossed into the genre blender with uneven results in "Utopia," the third feature by helmer Maria Ripoll. Technically impressive, fast-moving and stylish pic knits…
The journey in quest of an answer, rather than the answer itself, becomes the focus of "Whose Is This Song?", a potentially interesting but poorly structured docu by filmmaker Adela Peeva about the…
A genuinely charming kidpic, strongly cast at both tyke and adult levels, "Mrs. Dinosaur" looks set for a sturdy life in markets and fests friendly to such fare, with some small-screen sales also…