Silly but painless South African kidpic "Mr. Bones" is less educational than "The Lion King," though there's certainly enough fast-paced slapstick and local color to keep small fries awake.
Another Iranian tale about children whose innocent example teaches adults a moral lesson, director-scenarist Rahbar Ghanbari's first feature "The Little Bird Freak" (its onscreen title, though…
A grim, grungy tale of young inner-city criminals in London, Dominic Savage's "Out of Control" comes dressed in the clothes of the British realist tradition but doesn't have much new underneath to…
The brief life of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo is recounted as a heroic love story and survivor's tale in "Frida." Switching from the Shakespearean sophistication of her film debut "Titus" (which went…
Industry box office will have to labor mightily through Labor Day if summer admissions are to improve over a year ago. Through Sunday, B.O. tracker Nielsen EDI counted $2.88 billion in seasonal…
IFP/NY and the Studio Museum in Harlem have founded the "Emerging African-American Film Series," compiled from the shorts and works in progress of finalists of the Gordon Parks Independent Film…
In the latest example of crossover between the world's two largest film industries, the first show about Hollywood to crack the Bollywood market will unspool Sunday in India on movie channel B4U.
Helmer Juan Bautista Stagnaro has begun lensing "El septimo arcangel" (The Seventh Archangel) about an unemployed man struggling to make it in crisis-wracked Buenos Aires.
The British Board of Film Classification has abolished the legally binding "12" rating and replaced it with an advisory "12A."
Spanish sales and distribution company Sogepaq has picked up international rights to one of the most-awaited Spanish films of the fall, Fernando Leon's Javier Bardem-starrer "Los lunes al sol"…