An engrossing look at the way a young woman of color defines her own identity vis-a-vis the various spheres of support in her life, Celine Sciamma's "Girlhood" advances the French helmer's obsession…
After weeks of contract renegotiations, the Weinstein Co. is about to sign a new deal to retain the U.S. distribution rights of "Grace of Monaco," Variety has learned. Under the pact, reached with…
Variety critics talk the can’t-miss pics at this year’s Cannes Film Festival — and attempt to do so in 140 characters or less. (Click image for large preview.)
Someone should tell Warner Bros. when they've got a presence as big as Godzilla, they don't need movie stars, because, frankly, who remembers the characters in a rampaging-kaiju movie anyway?
Perhaps it's appropriate that the director of "The Immigrant" has achieved more fame overseas than on his own shores. In France, James Gray is practically a household name. Though he hails from New…
Technically, art forger Mark Landis doesn't appear to have broken any laws, and even if he had, this charitable docu seems more admiring than reproachful of the eccentric con artist.
Imagine going in to "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" completely blind. For those lucky audiences, Electro is probably the least shocking thing about the web-slinger's sequel. (Spoilers ahead!)
Shot on a Red digital camera but clearly intended as a silver-nitrate noir, Noah Buschel's "Glass Chin" is a throwback to an earlier era.
Nearly a decade after "Junebug," the pic's North Carolina scribe makes the transition to directing with another gently relatable, regionally inclined dramedy, this one concerning a semi-oblivious…
Over the past 13 years, the Tribeca Film Festival has shifted its geographic footprint several times, during which the programming has been similarly all over the map. These days, it feels like the…
Mystery scribe Laura Lippman worked as a journalist before shifting her focus to fiction, just as filmmaker Amy Berg ("Deliver Us From Evil," "West of Memphis") began in documentaries before adapting…
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