America's Second Amendment inadvertently serves to keep Mexican drug cartels stocked with U.S.-made, military-grade artillery in "600 Miles," an understated, astutely gauged look at the way weapons…
When Mark Christopher's "54" came out in the summer of 1998, the film had been so heavily reshot, re-edited and retooled that producer Dolly Hall took to calling it "55."
The world is full of men content to spend their lives within a few miles of where they were born, men who will love one woman, learn one language and go to their graves hardly having dreamed at all.
Don't know where to start with the jumbo-sized Berlin festival lineup? Join "The Club," as the latest film from Oscar-nominated "No's" director Pablo Larrain is called. The good news is that this…
In "Cloud Atlas," the Wachowskis tackled the notion of reincarnation. Now, with "Jupiter Ascending," the subject arises once again, albeit in the most banal, been-there-done-that way imaginable.
Variety’s top film critics have selected their favorite movies of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, which screened over 123 features in its 17th edition. All three of them agree: grand prize and…
The story of an overtaxed taxi driver (wholeheartedly embodied by Sundance acting-award winner Jack Reynor) forced to care for his mother (Toni Collette, even better) while she tries to drink herself…
When the filmmakers of "Pervert Park" first showed up at Florida Justice Transitions, they weren't expecting to come away with a documentary that would motivate audiences to reconsider their view of…
On Aug. 3, 2012, standup comedian Tig Notaro scrapped the set she was planning to deliver at Los Angeles' Largo theater and instead tried something more personal. "Hello, I have cancer," she told the…
Maybe it wasn't such a great idea for Kevin Bacon's corrupt small-town sheriff to leave the keys inside his unlocked patrol car. And maybe he should have thought twice before tossing his gunbelt in…