Karlovy Vary 2019 Review: OLD-TIMERS, Seniors Seek Revenge on the Road

A Czech drama by directors Martin Dušek and Ondřej Provazník.

PSYCHOMAGIC, AN ART THAT HEALS Trailer: Alejandro Jodorowsky Unleashes the Healing Power of Theatrical Shamanism

The latest feature by legendary filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky is a documentary about his healing therapy.

Locarno 2019: ECHO Exclusive Poster Premiere, Rúnar Rúnarsson's Portrait of Iceland

Exclusive premiere of a poster for Rúnar Rúnarsson's latest feature.

Karlovy Vary 2019 Review: PATRICK, A Nudist Procedural Tragicomedy About Grief and Identity

Clothes do not make a man in Tim Mielants' procedural coming-of-grief dramedy.

Karlovy Vary 2019 Review: In THE MIRACLE OF THE SARGASSO SEA, Greek Tragedy Meets Psycho Noir

Greek filmmaker Syllas Tzoumerkas delivers an eclectic, psycho-noir mystery thriller.

THE PAINTED BIRD Trailer: Controversial, Atrocities-Ridden Holocaust Novel Adaptation Heads to Venice

An adaptation of Jerzy Kosinski's controversial novel is set for Venice and Toronto.

Karlovy Vary 2019 Review: SICK SICK SICK, Love, Grief, Madness in New Cinema

Coming-of-age, madness and macabre in new aesthetics.

Cannes 2019 Review: ALL ABOUT YVES, New French Burlesque and the Age of AI

What would you get if you crossed the talking toaster from 'Red Dwarf,' 'Twilight Zone' and '8 Mile'?

Febiofest 2019: BY A SHARP KNIFE, A Family Tragedy in a Broken System Turns into Social Stigma

By a Sharp Knife, a drama by up-and-coming Slovakian director Teodor Kuhn, is described by the creators as a generational film. Mainly, it's because real-life events that inspired the film impacted a whole generation, the one where the director and...

Cannes 2019: Second Wave of Titles Announced, Miike, Diaz, Bonello, Gaudagnino to Bow at the French Riviera

After the main competition was revealed last week, new titles have been added to the slate of the French celebration of cinema. The parallel section Director´s Fortnight will welcome original auteurs and visionary film for the 51st time.

Cannes 2019: Malick, Jarmusch, Herzog, Ferrara, Bong Joon-Ho, Almodóvar and Refn Head to La Croisette

The veil over the 72nd edition of the Cannes had been lifted as the festival´s director Thierry Frémaux revealed the main competition line-up. The upcoming edition will boast a slate of seasoned veterans along with promising talents in the ranks up-and-coming filmmakers.

Rotterdam 2018 Review: KOKO-DI KOKO-DA, Sophomore La-Di-Da

Swedish filmmaker Johannes Nyholm jumped into the limelight of the international arthouse circuit with both feet, sweeping audiences and awards with his feature debut The Giant. It was a touching dramedy, absolved of sentimentality, about an autistic boy separated from...

Rotterdam 2019 Review: NONA. IF THEY SOAK ME, I'LL BURN THEM, An Intriguing Mocku-Biopic

Chilean filmmaker Camila José Donoso's third feature manifests formalistic experimentation in docu-fiction and reality aesthetics.

Rotterdam 2019 Review: TAKE ME SOMEWHERE NICE Takes Different Route Than Usual Eastern European Arthouse Fare

The feature debut of Bosnian-bornm Amsterdam-based Ena Sendijarević goes against the conventions of Eastern European dramas.

Rotterdam 2019 Review: SONS OF DENMARK, The Front Row of Extremism Collides in Neo-Noir Thriller

Emerging Danish director Ulaa Salim debuts with a Scandi neo-noir thriller on the verge of political and social issues.

Rotterdam 2019 Interview: Fest Director Bero Beyer Talks Independent Cinema and IFFR

IFFR director Bero Beyer talks about the mercurial landscape of contemporary independent cinema.

Review: BERLIN STATION, Cyber Cold War As Ripped Out of Newspaper Headlines

The spy series Berlin Station returns in the season 3 to investigate emerging Russian invasion and its threat to U.S. and NATO allies

Tallinn 2018 Review: BAD POEMS, Hungarian Pop-Rom-Dramedy with Flair of Michel Gondry

Emerging Hungarian filmmaker Gábor Reisz hones his film craftsmanship in an idiosyncratic sophomore feature.

Comics Legend Alan Moore Working on THE SHOW, His Own Radical and Progressive Film

Expect a twilight world of dead Lotharios, comatose sleeping beauties, Voodoo gangsters, masked adventurers, unlikely 1930s private eyes and violent chiaroscuro women in the comics titan's venture into cinema.

Chicago 2018 Review: X THE EXPLOITED, Nordic Crime Goes Eastern European Style

The Hungarian black comedy Liza the Fox Fairy (read the review) ushered another new talent hailing from the homeland of Béla Tarr, Gyorgy Pálfi and Miklós Jancsó, in the person of the writer-director Károly Ujj Mészáros. After the warm reception and...