"Fiction" is a beautifully muted, minimalist take on two thirtysomethings tripped up by their unforeseen passion for one another. Cesc Gay's distinctive third solo piece might look deja vu because of…
As efficient and thriller-ish as his 2004 hit, "El lobo," Miguel Courtois' "GAL" is a less punchy inquiry into a murky episode in Spain's past — the government's 1980s "dirty war" on ETA (Basque)…
A dedicated teacher runs afoul of Chinese bureaucracy and provincial desperation in "The Exam," a slow-moving, exquisitely lensed tale set in China's remote wetlands of Heilongjiang province. Yarn is…
A great idea gets bum treatment in "After…," which is full of needless whatsit puzzles and blurts of shock rather than true, sustained suspense. Director/co-writer David L. Cunningham's terrific…
A well-calibrated tale of young love in a bleak industrial town soon after the Cultural Revolution, "The Western Trunk Line" reps a more substantial (but also more mannered) outing by writer-director…
Luc Besson has received the greenlight to convert a disused former power station on the outskirts of Paris into a e130 million ($166 million) film studio.
Bong Joon-ho's creature movie "The Host" scooped six awards at the fifth Korea Film Awards: picture, director, cinematography, lighting, special effects and sound effects.
The American Society of Cinematographers has tapped Michael Ballhaus as the recipient of its 2007 International Achievement Award.
The 18th edition of the Palm Springs Film Fest will award its first annual Patron of the Arts honor to Sydney Pollack, who is involved in three films this year.
Hungarian sports drama "Children of Glory" has attracted more than 300,000 admissions in three weeks in its home territory, the best ever perf of a Hungarian pic on home turf.
Helmer Raoul Ruiz has marshaled a cast headed by John Malkovich, Michael Madsen, Daryl Hannah, Peter O'Toole, Damian Lewis, Saffron Burrows and Virginie Ledoyen for his period epic "Love and Virtue,"…