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  • Berlin: Zentropa Spain, Sweden Team on Thriller 'Vulcania' (EXCLUSIVE)

    As Lars von Trier' - the man, "Nymphomaniac," the media feeding frenzy - hit Berlin Sunday, Zentropa Spain and Zentropa Sweden - two affiliate companies of Von Trier's European network of production houses, established by his Zentropa production...
  • Review: 'Cockroaches' by Jo Nesbo

    Review: 'Cockroaches' by Jo Nesbo
    What is it with Scandinavians? They've got the highest quality of life in the world, thanks to a non-insane attitude toward social welfare and state paternalism. They have sublime landscapes and really cool mythology. And yet, culturally, the Nordic...
  • Berlin: Svensk Closes Deals on 'Tommy,' 'Monica Z,' '1864′ (EXCLUSIVE)

    As EFM nears the end, Swedish sales powerhouse Svensk Filmindustri has closed a flurry of deals across its slate. The outfit sold Tarik Saleh's "Tommy," a stylized Swedish crime thriller starring Lykke Li, to the U.K. (Arrow) and Iran (Century 21)....
  • Review: This 'RoboCop' model could use a recall

    In the 27 years since "RoboCop" first rocked the movie world, much has happened and apparently the filmmakers behind this year's remake didn't get the memo. A straight-up old-school bot-man morph isn't quite so spectacular with "Transformers,"...
  • BBC Films, Shine to Adapt New Novel from 'Child 44′ Author

    LONDON -- BBC Films and Shine Pictures have acquired the rights to psychological thriller "The Farm," the latest novel from Tom Rob Smith, author of "Child 44." The innovative mystery, set in London and Sweden, reached number two in the U.K. charts...
  • Meirelles' 'Nemesis,' Baiz's 'Animals' and Jimenez's 'Voice Over' Presented at Miami Fest (EXCLUSIVE)

    MADRID - Fernando Meirelles' "Nemesis," Colombian Andres Baiz's "Domestic Animals" and "Nobody is Watching," from Argentina's Julia Solomonoff, feature among ten projects to be pitched at the 31st Miami Festival's mid-March ACE Co-Production Lab....
  • Dario Cologna wins a second Sochi gold medal

    Dario Cologna wins a second Sochi gold medal
    SOCHI, Russia -- Swiss cross country skier Dario Cologna easily won the men's 15-kilometer classic race on Friday for his second gold medal of the Sochi Olympics. Wearing short sleeves on another mild day at the Laura Cross country Ski and Biathlon...
  • The historic mansions of Lake Tahoe

    The historic mansions of Lake Tahoe
    "George Whittell," the tour guide said, "was born with a silver spoon in his mouth." So wealthy was Whittell's family that as a young man in San Francisco he vowed he would never work a day in his life. He then set about vigorously pursuing that goal....
  • Berlin -- 'Love' Conquers New Territories, 'Linsanity' Bounces on

    HONG KONG - Gay drama "Love Is Strange," starring John Lithgow and Ira Sachs, will play new dates in Europe. Following its appearance at Berlin's European Film Market, the pic was licensed to Spain's Golem Distribucion, Italy's Koch Media, Portugal's...
  • The Best Translated Book Awards announces fiction longlist

    The Best Translated Book Awards announces fiction longlist
    The finalists for the Best Translated Book Awards were announced Tuesday, featuring 25 works originally published in 16 languages -- none of them English. American publishing traditionally publishes a smaller percentage of works in translation than...
  • A Visit To A Rare Atlantic White Cedar Forest On Upper Bolton Lake

    A Visit To A Rare Atlantic White Cedar Forest On Upper Bolton Lake
    I don't think I've ever gone on a hike to a place with a feature that was described as "as thick as dog hair." But it's the perfect description for the magical place that is an Atlantic white cedar forest. The trees are native to the Atlantic coast,...