‘White Gold’ to Shine at Fox Premium, Brazil

‘White Gold’ to Shine at Fox Premium, Brazil The growing demand for high-end TV series in Latin America is paving the way for more diversity and pan-regional content. Case in point is the Sao Paolo-based Barry Company’s “White Gold” (“Ouro ...

El Ciudadano Ilustre (The Distinguished Citizen) Movie Review

El Ciudadano Ilustre (The Distinguished Citizen) Movie Review Title: El Ciudadano Ilustre (The Distinguished Citizen) Director: Gastón Duprat & Mariano Cohn Starring: Oscar Martínez, Dady Brieva, Andrea Frigerio, Nora Navas, Manuel Vicente, Belén Chavanne, ...

Panama Fest Panel Analyzes Pan-Regional Latin American Film Distribution

Panama City — On Saturday, April 9, Iff Panama held a panel on “How to break distribution barriers in the Latin American market,” moderated by fest director Pituka Ortega Heilbron and with panelists ...

'Wild Tales,' the Oscar-Nominated Argentine Tragicomedy, is Out Now on Blu-Ray/DVD

This insanely inventive collection of deranged stories questions violence and revenge from a comedic angle. Besides being a complete riot that packs in uproarious humor, Damian Szifron’s film ...

Premios Platino Nominees and Lifetime Achievement Award to be Announced in L.A. Tomorrow!

On Wednesday, May 27th, Premios Platino's hosts Alessandra Rosaldo and Juan Carlos Arciniegas alongside actor Eugenio Derbez, as well as Elvi Cano (Director Egeda Us) and Gonzalo Elvira (Fipca Mexico) ...

‘Wild Tales’ Director Will Script ‘The Six Billion Dollar Man’

‘Wild Tales’ Director Will Script ‘The Six Billion Dollar Man’ The price tag has gone up, but so has the level of prestige. The TV show that in the ’70s was The Six Million Dollar Man is becoming The Six Billion-Dollar Man for a new film. And Oscar-nominated ...

Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Six Billion Dollar Man’ Signs ‘Wild Tales’ Writer

Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Six Billion Dollar Man’ Signs ‘Wild Tales’ Writer “Wild Tales” filmmaker Damian Szifron will write the screenplay for Mark Wahlberg’s “Six Billion Dollar Man” for TWC-Dimension. Peter Berg will direct the movie. “Wild Tales,” which Szifron wrote and ...

Iff Panama: Distributors Optimistic for Central America and the Caribbean

Reflecting just how far Iff Panama has come in four years, the festival’s closing film, “Whiplash,” marks the first time one of the major studios has chosen to use the festival as a launch platform ...

Where Are the Women? Wild Tales (Relatos salvajes)

In this anthology of six short films, only two feature distinct female protagonists… though one does confront and confound some clichés. Click here for the ranking of 2014’s Oscar-nominated films for ...

Wild Tales (Relatos salvajes) movie review: revenge served hot

This anthology of six bleakly funny shorts is a mixed bag that ranges from anticlimactic but intriguing to “Oh my God, did I just laugh out loud at that?” I’m “biast” (pro): nothing I’m “biast” ...

See These Dark Comedies Soaring in Theaters Now!

Generally we have come to learn that studio releases that hit theaters in the first few months of the year are usually not their best offers. They use the first trimester as dumping ground for ...

Film Review: ‘Wild Tales’ Boldly Catalogs the State of Civilization

Chicago – Road rage, parking fines and weddings are unlikely subjects designed to showcase criminal inhumanity, but “Wild Tales” – from Argentina – takes those common themes and provides some lessons ...

87th Academy Award Winners: Birdman Tops Boyhood

Oscar 2015 winners (photo: Chris Pratt during Oscar 2015 rehearsals) The complete list of Oscar 2015 winners and nominees can be found below. See also: Oscar 2015 presenters and performers. Now, a ...

Argentine Director Damián Szifron on 'Wild Tales' and Our Animal Instincts

Within the carefully constructed codes of conduct that most of us abide by, acting on impulse and the unpredictability of human nature are not welcomed. We are trained to rationalize our negative ...

Review: Wild Tales, A Comedic Thought Experiment

As it happens, last year I found myself in a relatively short line at the Cannes film festival for "some Argentinian film," as the person standing next to me put it when I asked what we were to see. I ...

Wild Tales Movie Review

Wild Tales Movie Review Wild Tales (Relatos salvajes) Sony Pictures Classics Reviewed for Shockya by Harvey Karten. Data-based on Rotten Tomatoes. Grade: A- Director: Damiàn Szifrón Screenwriter: Damiàn Szifrón Cast: Ricardo ...

‘Wild Tales’ Trailer: Argentina’s Oscar Nominee Is Out for Revenge

‘Wild Tales’ Trailer: Argentina’s Oscar Nominee Is Out for Revenge If the 2015 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar contenders look kind of, well, foreign, that’s probably because only three have opened in the U.S. so far. But they are coming, slowly but surely, and the ...

Watch: Chaos Reigns in Exclusive Trailer for Pedro Almodóvar-Produced 'Wild Tales'

Watch: Chaos Reigns in Exclusive Trailer for Pedro Almodóvar-Produced 'Wild Tales' When the Academy Award nominations were announced on January 15, one of the surprising picks in the Best Foreign Language category was Damian Szifron’s "Wild Tales," which managed to beat out some of ...

The 10 Indie Films You Must See This February

The 10 Indie Films You Must See This February #1. "Maps to the Stars" (Feb 27)(Film Page) Director: David Cronenberg Cast: Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, John Cusack, Evan Bird, Robert Pattinson, Olivia Williams Distributor: Focus World ...

Toh!'s Top Sundance Stories of the Week

Toh!'s Top Sundance Stories of the Week 6 Things to Know About Sexy Sundance Breakout 'Diary of a Teenage Girl,' Part of Sundance's Women's New Wave Blythe Danner and Sam Elliott Play 70ish Leads in Sundance Romance 'I'll See You in My ...

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