No sooner had Dane DeHaan started acting onscreen than the industry dubbed him "the next Leonardo DiCaprio."
Funded through the generosity of 6,508 Kickstarter supporters, "Bridegroom" is more than just the triple-hankie account of a young love story cut short, but a compelling virtual petition in support…
It seems fitting Quentin Tarantino should be honored at a festival that celebrates classic film. Though the recipient of the Lumiere-Grand Lyon fest's Lumiere Award is identified first and foremost…
After nearly two decades of rewrites and recasting — during which Jim Carrey, Owen Wilson, Mike Myers and Sacha Baron Cohen were each attached — the role of Walter Mitty falls to Ben Stiller, who…
The United Kingdom has provided a bounty of talent for Variety's 10 to Watch series over the years, as the magazine scours the world to spotlight the most promising up-and-comers in all aspects of…
The plot of "Wadjda" may seem simple — a 10-year-old Saudi girl competes for a shiny new bike — but Haifaa Al Mansour's remarkable debut contains some of the strongest social and political insights…
Catalina Film Festival founder Ron Truppa realizes that it's a crowded time to be introducing a new sprocket opera into the world, but he believes the three-year-old Catalina event, which ran Sept…
As cracked as all the pic's Franken-foodstuffs may be, it took guts to fix such an unconventional follow-up, which caters to the very young and very stoned alike.
German photojournalist Sven Zellner spent four years living among Mongolian nomads, generating a scrappy portrait of a half dozen renegade gold-diggers in "Price of Gold."
Denis Villeneuve convinces Jake Gyllenhaal to undertake a journey into the subconscious with "Enemy," a simultaneously unsettling and exasperating work of speculative fiction.
Sometimes you have to travel 30,000 miles just to appreciate the guy who lives down the hall — or so goes "Baggage Claim," a movie about a Flight Attendant Barbie type who runs herself ragged chasing…