The ugliness of the sports business provides the context for the wreckage that is "Rollerball." Although Norman Jewison's grim and ludicrous 1975 original was hardly a landmark of sci-fi, it towers…
Ancient traditions clash with the contemporary world of a restless young Magyar in "Temptations," a consistently intriguing and ultimately provocative film that marks a change of pace for director…
A rare case of blatant political propaganda in a major Hollywood picture, "John Q." is a shamelessly manipulative commercial on behalf of national health insurance.
An intriguing oddity with moments of powerful lyricism and emotional drama, "Light Falls on Your Face" is pure fest fare but sustains the viewer's fascination throughout. Simple tale of a couple's…
An inventive comedy about the hormonal rampages of a dysfunctional family, "My Brother the Vampire" (aka "Getting My Brother Laid") offers a fresh, spirited take on the impatience, anxiety and…
The title is ironic; there's little pleasure to be found in this grim but striking slice of life from youthful (26) Hungarian director Kornel Mundruczo. But, despite an irritating over-reliance on…
Gabriel Byrne, Karl Urban ("The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring") and Australian thesp Alex Dimitriades have signed to join Desmond Harrington, Julianna Margulies, Ron Eldard and Isaiah…
South African pay TV channel M-Net will fund and produce four shorts in South Africa and two in Kenya and Nigeria this year as part of its New Directions Free Form film industry development program.
Zacharias Kunuk's Inuit-language epic "Atanarjuat (The Fast Runner)" swept the Genie Awards Thursday, taking five statuettes including picture, direction and screenplay.
The cash-strapped Argentina government has slashed the budget for the Mar del Plata film festival, the country's largest.
Planeta D, the new docu arm of film-TV holding Planeta 2010, has unveiled a first slate of projects, confirming it as one of the biggest docu producers in Spain.