Variety has named its 10 Directors to Watch for 2016, spotlighting feature helmers from across the filmmaking landscape. The list represents a cross-section of studio and independent talents, working…
What started as a game culminates in deadly serious terms with a full-scale overthrow of the system itself in this ultra-dark, deliberately paced finale.
Back when the Academy first introduced an Oscar for animated feature, audiences were still buying tickets just to witness the medium's latest breakthroughs, from realistic fur to plausible water…
You're in love, Charlie Brown (and wouldn't you know it, so is Snoopy). That's the simple, slender premise behind Blue Sky's gorgeous fan's-best-friend adaptation.
Here's a theory: If not for Sam Mendes, Universal never would've entrusted an indie greenhorn like Colin Trevorrow to direct "Jurassic World," nor would George Lucas have dreamed of handing the reins…
One of those "actors are real people, too" romantic comedies, a la "Lost in Translation" or "Win a Date With Tad Hamilton," in which a jaded showbiz type mellows after falling for a genuine…
Don't say "Sayonara" to human actors just yet. A provocative experiment in whether androids could share the stage with people loses much of its interest on the bigscreen.
Four years in the making and 15,000 in the telling, French co-directors Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud's millennia-spanning "Seasons" does for beasts of the land what the duo's "Winged Migration"…
If you see just one new Sion Sono movie this year, make it "Love & Peace," the wonderfully daffy passion project it reportedly took the appallingly prolific helmer more than two decades to make.
On Oct. 14, the Academy organized a tony soiree for its members across the pond during the BFI London Film Festival, where foreign-language Oscar winner Pawel Pawlikowski is currently serving as…
An old family estate reveals a fresh family scandal when a globe-trotter decides to revisit the house where he grew up in Jean-Paul Rappeneau's "Families."