A vital expose of American law enforcement carried out with almost reckless zeal, Lyric R. Cabral and David Felix Sutcliffe's "(T)error" pushes the boundaries of documentary ethics, plunging itself…
After announcing 43 films selected to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival earlier today, festival delegate general Thierry Fremaux sat down with Variety to parse some of the artistic and personal…
Every few years, a broad comedy catches France by storm, while causing barely a ripple in the U.S. Whereas Hollywood studio comedies tend to perform well in France, mainstream American moviegoers…
Part serial-killer thriller, part old-school anti-Soviet propaganda, "Child 44" plays like a curious relic of an earlier Cold War mindset, when Western audiences took comfort that they were living on…
No matter how you feel about "Gone Girl," there's no denying that Flynn's second bigscreen adaptation is a relative disappointment.
A rare romance from the typically dark imagination of children's book author Roald Dahl, "Esio Trot" spells more than just "tortoise" backwards, but an evening of warm-fuzzy feelings all around.
Whereas marine activist Louis Psihoyos' "The Cove" took an environmental crisis and turned it into a white-knuckle suspense thriller, his even higher-stakes follow-up, "Racing Extinction," feels…
To quote "The Talented Mr. Ripley," "I always thought it would be better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody." Mathieu Vasseur might as well have written that line himself.
Think of "Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet" as a gift: a work of essential spiritual enlightenment, elegantly interpreted by nine of the world's leading independent animators, all tied up and wrapped in a…
For the truest depiction of how it feels to come of age in the Lone Star state, look no farther than Micah Magee's "Petting Zoo," a piercingly authentic, diamond-in-the-rough debut inspired by its…