The scent of Southern climbing roses mingles with the ugly acridity of small-town racial prejudice in "Sophie and the Rising Sun," a safe, gentle-hearted romantic drama that succeeds most winningly…
With politics of representation in the U.S. entertainment industry currently under intense scrutiny, "Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You" doesn't feel quite like the comforting nostalgia trip…
The sins of the father come home to roost — at times a little drowsily — in "The Judgment," a solemn, sincere slab of Eastern European domestic miserablism.
British and Irish talent sweeps the acting categories, but George Miller's action knockout is named Film of the Year.
Charlotte Rampling sits down for a Q&A interview with Variety for her acclaimed role in "45 Years."
To begin, a confession: I never wrote a top-10 list for 2014. At least, I never finished writing one. Life, work and Christmas got in the way, and January crept up before I knew it. A few weeks on…
When you look at the titles supposedly in the hunt for Oscar glory this year, there are — as per usual — few connecting links between them: "The Martian" and "Carol" are on different planets in more…
The London Critics' Circle today announced the nominations for their 36th annual film awards — and while there's a certain British accent to the roster, their choices largely confirm the critical…
A generally festive spirit runs through writer Paula Pell's raucous feminization of "Step Brothers," finally giving the irrepressible Amy Poehler and Tina Fey a bigscreen vehicle that feels…
Opinion is divided on James Bond's latest action-stuffed outing, "Spectre" — yet there's one point on which most viewers seem to agree. At 148 minutes — the longest running time in the series'…
Last year, Tallinn Black Nights joined a select group of European film festivals — ranging from Cannes to Karlovy Vary — in adding an Ecumenical Jury prize to its awards roster.