There's not much Hobbit in the teaser for "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." Instead, this first appetite-whetter for Part Two of Peter Jackson's epic J.R.R. Tolkien adaptation overflows with…
The latest in a string of audience-of-none, end-is-nigh indie dramedies, “Rapture-Palooza” strains to find comedy in the book of Revelation, tracking a contempo young couple besieged by CG locusts…
The Karlovy Vary Film Festival will host a cross section of Europe's most promising new storytellers via its 10 Euro Directors to Watch sidebar, which spans multiple countries and includes four…
Italian director Roberto Minervini's documentary-like portrait depicts a segment of Texas society where guns, livestock and the Holy Bible rank as the most important priorities in life.
A plodding Argentine potboiler that examines the country's history of harboring Nazis after WWII, "Wakolda" leadenly reverse-engineers its plot from a reveal most will know from the get-go.
Variety's critics agree to disagree on the best and worst of the fest's 66th edition.
If Larry Clark went to the French island of Corsica and made a film, it might look an awful lot like this sexy adolescent thriller.
Stereoscopic cinema desperately needs some wild, artistic directors to experiment with the format, though this clumsy omnibus amounts to little more than a vanity commission by the town of Guimaraes…
Although Watkins handles everything from wedding parties to Oscar bookings, her specialty is press junkets.
In the vein of "Sin nombre," this incredible cross-country journey provides a less schematic, yet equally striking ground-level view of four teens traveling from Central America to the U.S. border by…
Cementing himself as the great classicist of his generation, James Gray turns back the clock to 1921 for a romantic tale that cuts to the very soul of the American experience.