This is by any measure a dreadful movie, a chintzy, CG-encrusted eyesore that oozes stupidity and self-indulgence from its every pore.
Nearly a decade ago the movies gave us two different, equally well-etched portraits of Nelle Harper Lee, played by Catherine Keener in "Capote" (2006) and by Sandra Bullock in "Infamous" (2007). In…
We asked Variety's top critics and awards aficionados to discuss how 2015 shaped up cinematically. Here they answer the following questions: 1. How do you rate 2015 against previous years…
Whether or not it triggers a craze for divinely inspired detective stories, "Risen" makes a decent case for itself as the "Columbo" of the genre.
If he hadn't already made a Prohibition-era Western called "Lawless," director John Hillcoat might as well have saved that title for "Triple 9," a modern-day heist thriller of unusually grim, coiled…
A compellingly one-sided portrait of a Belgian woman desperately trying to find the daughter who left to join the Islamic State in Syria.
An intriguing glimpse into the lives of those who dwell off Colombia's Caribbean coast comes wrapped in a sentimental mother-son love story in the artlessly affecting "Between Sea and Land."
It may have been a really, really ridiculously good-looking idea on paper, but Ben Stiller's stab at creating another male-model-skewering classic feels more like a cheap designer knockoff in…
A scabrously funny big-screen showcase for the snarkiest of Marvel's comic-book creations.
The busy subgenre of documentaries featuring autistic subjects gets a strong new entry in "Life, Animated," a captivating portrait of a young man for whom Disney animated movies have provided a…
If there's such a thing as poker-faced exuberance, you can feel it in every loving, teasing frame of Joel and Ethan Coen's "Hail, Caesar!"