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  • Berlin: 'Stations of the Cross,' 'Jack' Generate Multiple Sales for Beta

    LONDON -- Dietrich Brueggemann's "Stations of the Cross," which won the Berlinale's Silver Bear for script, and Edward Berger's Berlin competition entry "Jack" were Beta Cinema's hot sellers at the European Film Market in Berlin. "Stations of the Cross"...
  • Beta's Box Office Hit 'The Physician' to Make Market Bow in Berlin

    LONDON -- Beta Cinema is gearing up for a busy Berlinale with the competition titles "Stations of the Cross" and "Jack," the Panorama Special entry "Stereo," and the market premiere of flagship production "The Physician," which has proven to be a B.O. hit...
  • Berlin Film Festival's Panorama Reveals First Films

    LONDON -- The Berlin Film Festival's Panorama section has selected its first films. It unveiled 19 titles on Thursday out of a total 50 pics that will be in the program, which favors innovative and alternative pics. Among the pics confirmed so far are...
  • Europe Selects its Shooting Stars for Berlin Film Festival Showcase

    LONDON -- European Shooting Stars, the annual showcase for up-and-coming acting talent, has been unveiled. The 10 young thesps follow in the footsteps of Carey Mulligan, Melanie Laurent, Domhnall Gleeson and Moritz Bleibtreu, who were selected in years...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Fifth Estate'

    Ripped from headlines that still feel wet (even if its subjects might feel that phrasing gives print media too much credit), "The Fifth Estate" dramatizes the fast, controversial rise of anonymous-whistleblower website WikiLeaks and its figurehead, Julian...
  • Locarno Film Review: 'Vijay and I'

    Mickey Rooney was more convincingly Chinese in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" than Teuton thesp Moritz Bleibtreu proves as a sham Sikh in "Vijay and I," a limp "Mrs. Doubtfire"/"Tootsie" knockoff that serves mainly to illustrate just how tricky it can be to...
  • The Match Factory Sells 'Vijay and I' to Italy, South Korea (EXCLUSIVE)

    The Match Factory has sold romantic comedy "Vijay and I," which made its world preem at the Locarno Film Festival on Thursday, to distribs in two further territories. Sam Garbarski's pic has been picked up by Officine Ubu in Italy and Panda Media in...
  • Film Review: 'World War Z' fun but lacking

    Film Review: 'World War Z' fun but lacking
    The big-budget "World War Z" (directed by Marc Forster from Max Brooks's novel) is first and foremost an old-fashioned zombie movie. It makes no rotting bones about it. In the 45 years since George A. Romero's "Night of the Living Dead" — whose...
  • FFF 2011 movie review: Young Goethe in Love

     
    It's not as giddy as its title suggests, though perhaps it's a bit much to expect a period piece about Germany's great romantic poet and polymath Johann Goethe to be “Shakespeare in Love.” But “Young Goethe in Love” makes for a...
  • Movie review: 'Janie Jones'

    Movie review: 'Janie Jones'
    Bad notes, old song in 'Janie Jones' In "Janie Jones," the guitar-slinging pre-teen girl with the long black hair is 15-year-old Abigail Breslin, a little tougher-looking since her "Little Miss Sunshine" debut but sporting the same appealing mixture of...
  • Movie review: 'The Other F Word'

    Movie review: 'The Other F Word'
    Punk rock dads open up In the documentary "The Other F Word" the word implied in the title is fatherhood; the film takes a look at the seemingly contradictory transition into middle age for men who are in a working rock band and also trying to settle...
  • Movie review: 'Silenced'

    Movie review: 'Silenced'
    'Silenced' is harrowing A recent hit in Korea, "Silenced" ("Dogani") is based on a true story in which administrators at a school for deaf children received extremely light penalties for sexually abusing their young charges. In the film, a teacher (Gong...