Indulging one of film history's more entertaining "what might have been" stories, first-timer Frank Pavich delivers his own mind-blowing cult movie.
An idiosyncratically personal yet captivating 100-minute companion piece to 'The Story of Film,' focused entirely on the depiction of kids onscreen.
A film whose measured pace and minimal conflict seem better suited to pastoral living than arthouse viewing.
Admirers of Ari Folman's "Waltz With Bashir" should adjust their expectations for this trippy cautionary tale.
For proof of how much the film industry has changed over the past four decades, one need look no further than Jerry Schatzberg's "Scarecrow," which won the Palme d'Or in Cannes 40 years ago this…
Variety's critics will see much of the Cannes selection, but which pics are they really excited about? The answers below
An ugly, unusually audience-pandering thriller from the prickly German director behind such mass-killing sprees as "Postal" and "Rampage," this one playing like "Margin Call" with grenades.
It comes as little surprise that the Aussie auteur behind the gaudy, more-is-more spectacles "Moulin Rouge" and "Australia" has delivered a "Gatsby" less in the spirit of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel…
This well-cast but seldom funny satire reps a missed opportunity.
The Oscars could learn a thing or two from the shorter, punchier Golden Trailer Awards, which relocated yet again this year to BevHill's Saban Theater, a classy venue for a show marked by dirty jokes…
For years, most moviegoers didn't know the difference between green-band trailers (featuring content approved by the Motion Picture Assn. of America for "appropriate audiences") and their…