An unimpeachable choice for best picture, a diverse slate of winners and a refreshingly off-the-cuff host made this one of the more notable Oscarcasts in recent memory.
In the United States, the Academy Awards show is second only to NFL games when it comes to must-see TV — and within the Hollywood circles I frequented, the Oscars were tops — so finding a social…
Most moviegoers don't pay short films any attention, except perhaps when filling out their Oscar ballots, which surely explains why Shorts Intl. seizes the opportunity of its annual theatrical…
In the third of three spirited Oscar debates, Variety's critics favor three different films for best picture.
In selecting its short-form nonfiction nominees this year, the Academy chose to celebrate directors who found a way to humanize heavy issues.
Tarzan wears his trademark loincloth, while the actor playing him sports a full-body motion-capture suit in Constantin Film's clunky-looking riff on the Edgar Rice Burroughs character.
Dany Boon plays a hyper-sensitive germophobe who disrupts everyone around him with his imaginary ailments — a low-concept setup that scarcely gives this Gallic laffer anywhere to go.
In the first of three spirited Oscar debates, Variety's critics tussle over Jennifer Lawrence, Jared Leto and this year's other supporting actor/actress nominees.
The Romans give you every reason to wish for their destruction in Paul W.S. Anderson's "Pompeii," a concept-driven disaster pic that mistakes the eruption of Vesuvius for the biblical account of…
SCOTT FOUNDAS: Well, Peter, another film festival draws to a close. It seems we were only just at Sundance, and now Berlin is but a memory. Time goes by so quickly…why, it's almost like being one of…
Visit Vienna as a tourist and you aren't likely to see kids like Ramasan, the 11-year-old subject of docu director Sudabeh Mortezai's empathetically observed fiction debut, "Macondo."