German filmmaker Veit Helmer, who gained a reputation with several imaginative, award-winning shorts, makes a visually impressive but unsatisfying move into features with the eccentric adult fairy…
Of interest due to relative scarcity of product from Ecuador, this trio of tidy, if somewhat predictable, tales of contempo life is tinged with an air of the fantastic. Exposure is likely at thematic…
Aimed squarely at Italo teen auds, "The Anto War" is a very local Cecchi Gori youth comedy set near the Adriatic coastal town of Pescara in 1990. Action centers on a gang of four boys named Antonio…
Fear and laughter dominated an otherwise workmanlike frame in last week's overseas box office, which saw some haze among the star premiere turns and glowing holdovers.
An assured ensembler about the antics of family and friends in the day or so following a 75-year-old woman's death, " Milk" milks its slim premise for all it's worth. A promising debut for U.S.-born…
The 11th annual Boston Jewish Film Festival will unspool Nov. 4-14, undelayed by the fire which destroyed the festival's office last February.
"I don't want to be the Marcia Brady of the new millennium!" declares a petulant Sarah Reeves Merrin (a.k.a. Jennifer Love Hewitt) toward the end of the pie-eyed pilot of Hewitt's notoriously…
A sprightly, well-lensed but uncertain debut feature from well-regarded Spanish scriptwriter Juan Potau, "Don't Breathe ... Love Is in the Air" doesn't live up to its premise. Interesting characters…
Though features shot on video and released theatrically are already a cottage industry in the U.S., the practice is still new in Gaul, where one such pic, "Swamp!," had the chutzpah to go up against…
Sony Pictures Entertainment has purchased a pitch for "Extinction" from the creative team of Laura Harckom and Chris Leone. Deal was for low-six against mid-six figures.