An avalanche seems like the right metaphor for trouble that starts small, gathers momentum and ultimately threatens to wipe out the peaceful balance of a posh Scandi couple's ski vacation.
Aggression, not affection, sparks romance in "Les Combattants," a promising feature debut that already had members of the French film establishment touting newcomer Thomas Cailley as the next big…
Shot in South Africa, but set somewhere on the lawless American frontier, "The Salvation" answers that great unasked question of how a Western might sound with a Danish accent.
One year after sharing the Palme d'Or for her debut "Blue Is the Warmest Color," French actress Adele Exarchopoulos returns to Cannes, this time playing a tiny supporting role in a low-profile indie…
With their preference for world premieres, Cannes programmers are extremely selective about the films they select from the Sundance film festival — which makes it all the more unique that American…
Braver than "Brave," more fun than "Frozen" and more emotionally satisfying than so many of its live-action counterparts, "Dragon" delivers.
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…