Doubled-up diva-tude can't ignite a rhythmically flat, seemingly committee-helmed franchise outing that never decides on its dramatic center.
If "The Sound of Music" reps the Mother of all nun-out-of-water movies, and "Ida" the Superior, then Zach Clark's "Little Sister" is a far scrappier breed of rogue abbess.
The timing may be coincidental, but it feels apt to be interviewing Monica Bellucci on International Women's Day.
It turns out there are many more ways than one to uproot a tree in "The Olive Tree," an earthy, quietly stirring Spanish fable that finds familial, regional and environmental grievances inseparably…
This kooky-monster escapade is never less than arresting, and sometimes even a riot.
A familiarly premised but stringently executed home-invasion chiller that rarely goes for the straight-up scare when a more insidious one will do.
Not everything can get away with an exclamation point in the title, but the chipper punctuation of "A Dragon Arrives!" feels appropriately emphatic for a film that doesn't announce itself timidly on…
Aiming low and still managing to limbo its way under that bar, Babak Najafi's cement-headed sequel to 2013's POTUS-in-peril thriller "Olympus Has Fallen" shifts and expands the battleground from the…
Three Variety critics sat down to discuss the winners and losers at last night’s 88th annual Academy Awards ceremony. PETER DEBRUGE: During my first decade at Variety, I worked as an editor in what…
Alike in formal spryness if nothing else, this is one of the category's most sophisticated lineups in recent memory.
Our critics break down all eight best picture nominees, and agree that one towers above the rest.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner