Lance Edmands' fragile, arthouse-bound debut is a mournful throwback to more poetically inclined times.
Some movies demand more than one opinion. In the new 3-View column, our trio of top critics take on divisive pics from conflicting angles.
Roger Ebert is the reason I'm a film critic. In college, just as I was beginning to review films for the school paper, I wrote my idol. His response was encouraging, the start of a conversation that…
Aladdin had his magic lamp. An American couple settles for a special kettle in "The Brass Teapot," a fresh riff on "be careful what you wish for" fables, in which things quickly get out of hand after…
Los Angeles' annual accent on French cinema, the City of Lights, City of Angels film festival, will kick off an eight-day run of new Gallic pics with the North American premiere of "It Happened in…
An overlong and under-conceived reunion between "Blue Valentine" director Derek Cianfrance and star Ryan Gosling.
With 78 features world premiering at SXSW this year, Variety couldn’t possibly get to everything. Here are quick takes from senior film critic Peter Debruge on a handful of deserving films that…
If "Twilight" were an international anime sensation, then "Wolf Children" would be the alternate history Team Jacob fans had been demanding all along. Those displeased that Bella had a vampire demon…
A trippy variation on the dream-within-a-dream movie, Danny Boyle's return-to-form crimer constantly challenges what auds think they know.
Pic's Bulgarian-made CGI does the most damage in Antoine Fuqua's intense, ugly, White-House-under-siege actioner.
To Baltimore locals, they are hooligans, illegally roaring down city streets on dirt bikes and four-wheelers, performing stunts that endanger themselves and nearby pedestrians. To 13-year-old Pug…