Women Directors From Europe on Their Foreign-Language Films

Women Directors From Europe on Their Foreign-Language Films With a record 27 women behind the 92 foreign-language film submissions, Variety posed the same questions to a selection of directors about their experiences. What was your biggest obstacle in making ...

Oscar® Entry from The Netherlands, ‘Layla M’, an Interview with Writer-Director Mijke de Jong

Oscar® Entry from The Netherlands, ‘Layla M’, an Interview with Writer-Director Mijke de Jong Layla M, the Dutch film entry for Academy Award Nomination in the Best Foreign Language Film Category is directed by Mijke de Jong and co-written by Mijke and her husband Jan Eilander. It features a ...

T2 Trainspotting

In 1997 there came a little movie called Trainspotting, adapted by director Danny Boyle and scenarist John Hodge from Scottish writer Irvine Welsh’s novel of the same name. It was the loose-limbed ...

Saoirse Ronan to Star in Romantic Drama ‘Sweetness in the Belly’

Saoirse Ronan to Star in Romantic Drama ‘Sweetness in the Belly’ Saoirse Ronan, who was Oscar nominated for her performance in “Brooklyn,” is attached to star in “Sweetness in the Belly,” based on the novel written by Camilla Gibb. HanWay Films is selling the film ...

Layla M Review [Lff 2016]

Ain’t nothing like a bit of good old fashioned teen rebellion. In the ‘annoying your parents’ stakes, you can’t beat cool classics like dyeing your hair a weird colour, or getting a tattoo, or ...

Toronto Film Review: ‘Layla M.’

Toronto Film Review: ‘Layla M.’ With Islamophobia on the rise in Western Europe — evidenced by the “burqini” ban that recently scandalized the beaches of France — the timing couldn’t be better for “Layla M.,” an astute detailing of ...

With A New Generation At Work, The Netherlands Look To Claim A Spot In The Firmament Of European Cinema

With A New Generation At Work, The Netherlands Look To Claim A Spot In The Firmament Of European Cinema The Dutch film industry has blossomed over the past several years, driven by a new generation of filmmakers and producers, its rich tradition for family pics and documentaries and bolstered by its ...

Netflix acquires four from Dutch Features

Exclusive: Acquisitions by Svod giant include Ivona Juka’s You Carry Me. On the eve of Cannes, Pim van Collem’s Amsterdam-based sales outfit Dutch Features Global Entertainment has signed an ...

Charlie Plummer Joins Oren Moverman’s ‘The Dinner’ (Exclusive)

Charlie Plummer Joins Oren Moverman’s ‘The Dinner’ (Exclusive) Charlie Plummer has joined the cast of Oren Moverman’s “The Dinner,” sources tell Variety. Laura Linney, Richard Gere, Rebecca Hall and Steve Coogan also star. Cotty Chubb will produce “The Dinner” ...

Specialty B.O. Preview: ‘Love Is Strange’, ‘Are You Here’, ‘To Be Takei’, ‘Winter In The Blood’, ‘The Olivia Experiment’, ‘Expedition To The End Of The World’

Specialty B.O. Preview: ‘Love Is Strange’, ‘Are You Here’, ‘To Be Takei’, ‘Winter In The Blood’, ‘The Olivia Experiment’, ‘Expedition To The End Of The World’ There was a time when two veteran straight actors such as John Lithgow and Alfred Molina, taking on the roles of a gay couple and their subsequent travails at married life would have been the tabloid ...

K5 Independent takes Father

K5 Independent is to handle international sales for Visar Morina’s feature debut Father (Babai) which is currently shooting in North Rhine-Westphalia. Shooting began at the beginning of this month in ...

Berlin: Fortissimo Picks Up ‘Lucia’ and ‘Ghadi’

Berlin: Fortissimo Picks Up ‘Lucia’ and ‘Ghadi’ Fortissimo Films has added two more titles to its fast-expanding Berlin festival and market lineup. The Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based sales agency has picked up Dutch thriller “Lucia de B.” and ...

Sundance 2014: Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon cut each other up once more in 'The Trip to Italy'

Sundance 2014: Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon cut each other up once more in 'The Trip to Italy' Fifty years ago (on Feb. 7, 1964, to be precise), the Beatles came to America with a sound so blissful and spangly and new that it would have seemed — still seems — counterintuitive to think how much ...

Fantasia 2013: Final Wave Titles Include Curse of Chucky, Frankenstein's Army, Raze, Hatchet III, Nakata's The Complex, Hell Baby, Shorts, Docs, and More

The full Fantasia 2013 lineup has now been revealed, and we have here the third and final wave of titles to share. Prepare to drool! From the Press Release: The Fantasia International Film Festival ...

Full Fantasia 2013 Lineup Announced, Includes Curse of Chucky, The World’s End, You’re Next

The Fantasia Film Festival is taking place from July 18th to August 6th in Montreal and will feature over 100 films from around the world. We gave you a look at the initial lineup last month and now ...

Here’s A Really Cool ‘Frankenstein’s Army’ UK Quad Poster

Check out this really cool UK quad for Dark Sky Films and writer-director Richard Raaphorst’s Frankenstein’s Army, opening in select cities July 26th. The highly anticipated film, which recently ...

“Frankenstein’s Army” Being Raised July 26th

“Frankenstein’s Army” Being Raised July 26th Huzzah! Richard Raaphorst’s Frankenstein’S Army is coming to theaters, in limited fashion, this July 26th. The film recently bowed at Tribeca Film Festival. Check the press release below for more ...

Frankenstein's Army to Begin Marching in July

Finally a release date is officially in sight for the long awaited film Frankenstein's Army (review). Read on for the first details regarding when you'll be able to take up arms and join the undead ...

Frankenstein's Army Set for July 26 Release

Mpi Media Group today announced that it will open writer-director Richard Raaphorst’s Frankenstein's Army in select cities July 26th. The highly anticipated film, which recently screened to acclaim at ...

‘Frankenstein’s Army’ Lines Up For Battle This July!

Dark Sky Films today announced that it will open writer-director Richard Raaphorst’s Frankenstein’s Army in select cities July 26th. The highly anticipated film, which recently screened to acclaim at ...

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