Assembling a musical "making-of" documentary is fairly easy, particularly with a compelling act in the foreground; actually finding any narrative of consequence behind the music — to pinch that hoary…
It may have left Cannes empty-handed, and arguably hasn't made quite the splash on the festival circuit that some were expecting, but Paolo Sorrentino's florid old-age study "Youth" rallied with the…
A piercing, poignant and — as befits its subject — beautifully composed exploration of the challenges and responsibilities faced by photojournalists in Afghanistan's post-Taliban free…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- ‘Sully,’ ‘Patriots Day,’ ‘Deepwater Horizon’ Could Crack Film Editing Oscar Race
- Oscars: ‘Rogue One,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Advance in Visual Effects Race
- Warren Beatty Honored by Kirk Douglas, Don Cheadle at Santa Barbara Fete
- Playback: Ben Foster on ‘Hell or High Water’ and Being a ‘Builder’ as an Actor
If Ridley Scott and Danny Boyle wind up facing off against each other for awards this season, it may present a singular event in Oscar history. After all, has one Oscar contender ever figured as…
Ridley Scott, who receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Nov. 5, is the first to admit that he's not especially a man of science. As a schoolboy, his eyes glazed over in math and physics…
For African cinema neophytes, there can surely be no superior introduction to the films of Ousmane Sembene than, well, the films of Ousmane Sembene.
The U.K.'s answer to the Film Independent Spirit Awards — lived up to their outsider roots with this morning's nominations announcement.
Though its tale of intergenerational psychological crises alternates between parallel, mutually predictable plotlines, set in 1989 and 2014 respectively, the film itself appears to have sprung…
Britain lost one of its longest-serving and most influential critical voices this morning, as Philip French, former chief film critic for The Observer, passed away aged 82. French’s death, caused by…
"The dead are alive" are the very first words printed onscreen in "Spectre," the 24th and far-from-last James Bond adventure.
There is much talk of dream worlds and celestial travel in "Light Years," an intimate, opalescent debut feature from British writer-director Esther May Campbell, yet it's supposedly everyday life…