Seen through the eyes of a Maori teen on the brink of manhood, "The Patriarch" plays like a classic Western as it proudly expands the still-limited canon of essential films about New Zealand's tribal…
A tiny island no more than eight square miles in size, Lampedusa has long been a Mediterranean toehold for people on the move, as African migrants take advantage of its position halfway to Sicily.
Alexander Skasgard and Michael Pena ignore the rules in John Michael McDonagh's talky, sexy and ultimately somewhat surreal buddy-cop movie.
Jeff Nichols demonstrates once and for all that he's now the storyteller audiences can rely on for the kind of slow-burn supernatural thrill they once sought from M. Night Shyamalan.
From the company that brought you the utopian simplicity of "It's a Small World" comes a place where mammals of all shapes, sizes and dietary preferences live in harmony.
The Berlin Film Festival’s competition, Forum, Panorama and Generation sections program a cornucopia of films from all over the world — so it was a tough task for Variety's chief international critic…
Animals are people, too — at least, that's what Steven Wise and the Nonhuman Rights Project hope to convince the world in "Unlocking the Cage."
A young Azerbaijani nobleman falls for a Georgian princess, crossing religions (he's Muslim, she's Eastern Orthodox), cultural backgrounds and even ambitions for their country's future.
JUSTIN CHANG: Well, I called it. Then again, who didn't? Nate Parker's "The Birth of a Nation" cemented its standing as the sensation of Sundance 2016 by winning the grand jury prize and audience…
"Operation Avalanche" isn't the first time director Matt Johnson and Owen Williams have played "themselves," although it's hard to imagine a more inventive use of the duo's reality-blurring faux-doc…
The closeted son of immigrant parents turns to Los Angeles' cruisy Korean sauna scene in hopes of answering where he belongs.