Ari Folman Set to Direct ‘The Horse Boy’ With Lea Seydoux, Joel Kinnaman (Exclusive)

Ari Folman Set to Direct ‘The Horse Boy’ With Lea Seydoux, Joel Kinnaman (Exclusive) Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman, whose 2008 “Waltz With Bashir” nabbed a foreign-language Oscar nom, is set to write and direct “The Horse Boy,” an English-language feature based on Rupert Isaacson’s New ...

The Light of the Moon movie review: ‘victim’ is not a dirty word

MaryAnn’s quick take… A tough, uncompromising depiction of a rape and its aftermath that serves as a formidable corrective for how this subject is typically seen onscreen. I’m “biast” (pro): I’m ...

The Match Factory launches Samuel Maoz’s 'Foxtrot'

The Match Factory launches Samuel Maoz’s 'Foxtrot' Exclusive: Venice and Toronto berths for Golden Lion winner’s drama. The Match Factory will launch sales in earnest this autumn on Samuel Maoz’s Venice and Toronto drama Foxtrot, the ...

Alpha Trailer: Watch Out For That Cliff!

A cliff marks a turning point in a young man's life. In Alpha, the young man is learning how to hunt buffalo in an ancient civilization when he is trapped in the wrong place at the wrong time; the ...

Wonder Woman movie review: women’s work

MaryAnn’s quick take… Everything about this joyful, sincere origin story feels like a retort — a very welcome and much needed one — to traditional male-centered superhero stories. I’m “biast” (pro): I ...

Oscar This: Ones, zeroes, and a disembodied voice delivered one of last year’s best performances

This year’s Oscar nominations will be announced on January 24. Will the Academy uphold conventional wisdom or think outside of the box? With Oscar This, we highlight unlikely candidates—the dark ...

Top 100 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2017: # 60. Ari Folman’s Untitled Anne Frank Project

Director: Ari Folman Writer: Ari Folman We’ve been waiting quite some time for the latest project from Ari Folman, who broke out with 2008’s animated documentary Waltz With Bashir and presented the ...

Are the Special Effects in ‘Rogue One’ Unethical? — IndieWire Critics Survey

Are the Special Effects in ‘Rogue One’ Unethical? — IndieWire Critics Survey Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of film and TV critics two questions and publishes the results on Monday. (The answer to the second, “What is the best film in theaters right now?”, can be ...

Rogue One: the CGI resurrection of Peter Cushing is thrilling – but is it right?

The late Star Wars villain’s return to the space franchise isn’t the first time a star has been digitally brought back to life, but could represent a tipping point for Hollywood Spoiler Alert: This ...

14 Films to Watch After Seeing Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘The Neon Demon’

It’s a common image in cinema: a beautiful, but vulnerable woman entering a cold and unforgiving world, where good bone-structure and talent become dangerously interchangeable. While navigating the ...

Robin Wright is in final talks to join Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling in Blade Runner 2

Robin Wright looks to be playing her cards right when it comes to upcoming projects. The fierce "House of Cards" actress is in final negotiations to join Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford in the highly ...

Robin Wright will be joining Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling in Blade Runner 2

Robin Wright looks to be playing her cards right when it comes to upcoming projects. The fierce "House of Cards" actress is in final negotiations to join Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford in the highly ...

Hany Abu-Assad set to move 'Mountain Between Us'

Hany Abu-Assad set to move 'Mountain Between Us' Double Oscar nominee has been in Rotterdam with his new feature, The Idol, a biopic of Palestinian singer Mohammad Assaf. Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad is working on Mountain Between Us, a film ...

Top 100 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2016: #93. Hagar Ben Asher’s The Burglar

The Burglar Director: Hagar Ben Asher Writer: Hagar Ben Asher Actress turned director Hagar Ben Asher’s first film, The Slut (2011) premiered at Cannes and went onto a rather hushed reception. ...

2016 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: Hager Ben-Asher’s The Burglar

It might be wishful thinking on our part to think that Hager Ben-Asher would somehow submit her sophomore film in January instead of holding out for the month of May. Before The Burglar (which will ...

Danny Huston set for Sarajevo Film Festival return

Danny Huston set for Sarajevo Film Festival return Us actor/director to curate the Katrin Cartlidge Foundation award and present new feature Tigers alongside director Danis Tanovic. Danny Huston has been named the curator for the Sarajevo Film ...

'Ida' producer readies first project with own company

'Ida' producer readies first project with own company Ewa Puszczynska, a producer on Pawel Pawlikowski’s Oscar-winning Ida, is preparing the first feature project of her own new company. Speaking to ScreenDaily during this week’s Polish Days in Wroclaw, ...

Israel's Spiro Films readies Lavie, Bergman, Moaz

Spiro chief Eitan Mansuri will be in Toronto with final draft of Lavie’s The Current Love Of My Life. Talya Lavie’s second feature The Current Love Of My Life, a New York-set comedy in which secular ...

A Cannes Opener: 2016 Cannes Film Festival Predictions

A furious slew of titles in the works would seem to prophesize a robust main competition slate for Cannes 2016. Though our initial list will eventually be pruned down as the year progresses (Berlin ...

Poster for Paolo Sorrentino’s Youth

Ahead of its premiere at Cannes next month, a poster has arrived online for Youth, the latest film from Oscar winning director Paolo Sorrentino (The Great Beauty, Il Divo), which stars Michael Caine ...

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