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‘Zama’: Film Review | Venice 2017

Argentinean auteur Lucrecia Martel's first feature in nine years, 'Zama,' depicts the steady unraveling of an officer of the Spanish crown in 18th-century South America.

‘The Desert Bride’ (‘La Novia del deserto’): Film Review | Cannes 2017

Paulina Garcia plays a stifled woman forced to uproot, who stumbles into a newfound freedom with help from Claudio Rissi's friendly stranger in the arresting Argentinean debut feature. 'The Desert Bride.'

‘Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe’ (‘Vor der Morgenroete’): Film Review

German actress and occasional director Maria Schrader chronicles the years in exile of the Jewish-Austrian 'The Royal Game' writer, played by Josef Hader.

‘The Rotten Link’ (‘El Eslabon Podrido’): Film Review

Director Valentin Javier Diment's dark rural fairy tale has been picking up regular awards on the fantasy festival circuit.

International Box Office: The Big Local-Language Hits of 2015

China's 'Monster Hunt,' Argentina's 'The Clan' and the next 'Spanish Affair' were among the local hits that beat Hollywood this year.

Foreign Box Office: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Blasts Off With $279M

J.J. Abrams' movie scored the top opening weekend of all time in a number of key markets, including the U.K. and Germany.

VW Scandal: Hybrids, Hackers Offer Clues to Motivation

As cars are increasingly controlled by lines of code, software sleight-of-hand can improve engine performance — or trick regulators into thinking a dirty diesel is actually clean.

DirecTV Now Seeks $75 Million in Al Jazeera Lawsuit As Carriage Deal Nears End

Satellite TV giant says it has not benefited from the cable news network's recent deals with other distributors.

‘Paulina’: Cannes Review

Argentinean director Santiago Mitre's ruminative drama centers on a socially conscious teacher whose response to being sexually assaulted defies easy understanding.

Argentina’s President Causes Outrage With Tweet Mocking Chinese Accent

The leader was on a trip to Beijing to get help for Argentina's struggling economy, inspiring one Chinese commentator to tweet: "You come to our country to ask for money, why don't you a little respect?"

YouTube Streams Live Alternative Halftime Show With Online Stars, Science Experiments

Harley Morenstein of Epic Meal Time hosted the program, which featured more than 20 YouTube stars, songs, sketches and an inflatable football field.