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‘The Dark Heart’ Trailer Unveils ‘The Guilty’ Helmer Gustav Möller’s New Series (EXCLUSIVE)

Gustav Möller, whose feature debut “The Guilty” won Sundance’s Audience award in 2018, is back with “The Dark Heart,” a gripping series based on Joakim Palmkvist’s bestselling true-crime…

Have the Oscars Become the Olympics of Cinema?

In April 2019, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences board of governors decided to change the name of the foreign-language-film category, saying it was “outdated within…

Björn Runge, Bille August to Pitch Latest Films at Göteborg’s Nordic Film Market

18 works in progress by some of the Nordic region’s biggest names – Bille August, Björn Runge, the multi-prized JP Valkeapää and Malou Reymann will be showcased at…

Josh Hartnett Starrer ‘The Fear Index,’ ‘False Flag’ S3 to Screen at Berlinale Series Market Selects

“The Fear Index,” starring Josh Hartnett, and the third season of iconic Israeli series “False Flag” will both screen at the Berlinale Series Market Selects, whose lineup was…

Berlin Film Festival’s Panorama Lineup Unveiled: Alain Guiraudie’s ‘Nobody’s Hero’ Set as Opener

French auteur Alain Guiraudie’s political drama “Nobody’s Hero” has been set as the opener of the 2022 Berlin Film Festival’s multifaceted Panorama strand, which has announced its full…

‘The Power of the Dog’ Wins Its 21st Best Picture Prize, Surpassing ‘Roma’ for New Netflix Record

Netflix has been looking for its first best picture Oscar for the past few years. With the winners now announced for the North Dakota Film Critics, “The Power…

Sundance-Bound Horror Film ‘Speak No Evil’ Debuts Trailer (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety has been given exclusive access to the trailer (below) for Danish horror film “Speak No Evil,” which has its world premiere at Sundance. Sales are being handled…

‘Happening’ Star Anamaria Vartolomei Among 10 European Shooting Stars Announced for Hybrid 25th Anniversary Edition

European Film Promotion has announced the 10 rising young actors selected for the 25th edition of European Shooting Stars, the promotional event held during the Berlinale that has…

By The Numbers: Foreign Titles Squeezed in China Film Market

Chinese authorities hold absolute control over film distribution in the world’s largest film market, thanks to strict censorship, protectionist policies limiting the import of foreign content, and control…

Göteborg Festival Opens With ‘So Damn Easy Going,’ Honors Luca Guadagnino

Energized by the second strong year in a row for Scandinavian cinema, a hybrid 45th Göteborg Film Festival will open with Christoffer Sandler’s “So Damn Easy Going” in…

‘Breeder’ Review: Murky Mad-Scientist Mayhem From Denmark

A Frankensteinian mashup of sci-fi and torture-porn horror tropes, Danish “Breeder” is the kind of movie whose gloss of (eventual) empowerment lies awkwardly atop a story over-enthusiastically focused…

Uruguay Launches Arts Film Festival ARCA and Stunning New Modern Art Museum

Punta del Este in Uruguay is set to become a beacon for the arts and a key tourist destination with the inauguration of the coastal resort town’s first…