Japanese animator Katsuhiro Otomo comes up with an eclectic mix of melancholy and magic in live-action period yarn "Bugmaster." Pic is gently unsettling, like many Asian movies, for its apparent…
Benoit Jacquot's "The Untouchable" traces a young actress's journey to India to find her unknown father, who belongs to the untouchable caste of the title. Dramatically, pic is a non-starter that…
A beautifully mounted musical epic combining traditional myths with contempo meditations on violence and social inequality, "Opera Jawa" is bold and innovative. But it is so chock-a-block with…
In a surprise appearance after the first Toronto screening of Abu Ghraib doc "The Prisoner, Or: How I Tried to Kill Tony Blair," a U.S. soldier whose unit was stationed at the notorious Iraqi prison…
Deborah Nadoolman Landis is pissed off. The object of her anger? Fashion designers. It's not that the Oscar-nominated costume designer ("Coming to America," plus "Raiders of the Lost Ark," among…
Spanish helmer Daniel Sanchez Arevalo's comedy "Dark Blue Almost Black" ("Azul Oscuro Casi Negro") has scooped the Europa Cinemas Label, which is awarded to the best European film in the Venice Days…
The Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation and Bavaria Media have teamed up to digitally restore the late German director's classic "Berlin Alexanderplatz" for an upcoming theatrical and DVD release.
Matt Dillon and Max von Sydow will receive lifetime achievement Donostia Awards at the 54th San Sebastian Film Festival.
Disney Channel breakout hit, "High School Musical," has been sold to a slew of European terrestrial webs, following an earlier deal with the BBC in Blighty.