Half crinoline romance, half crusty military-history lesson, "Emperor" goes behind the scenes immediately following Japan's surrender in World War II to reveal the delicate negotiations that allowed…
By the time of "A View to a Kill," Roger Moore had overstayed his welcome as Bond. Even the actor was eager to move on, but that didn't stop Broccoli from putting him through the wringer one last…
A blood-boiling look at a crime whose perpetrators remain national heroes in their native Indonesia, docu challenges those responsible for carrying out the executions of nearly a million convicted…
It's easy to understand why the role-playing story of a man who fakes his death and assumes a new identity attracted Colin Firth and Emily Blunt, though attracting auds to this patently phony…
Variety senior film critics Peter Debruge and Justin Chang discuss the films they've seen at Toronto so far:
A manipulative student (Ernst Umhauer) hooks his high school lit teacher (Fabrice Luchini) with a series of scandalous stories written for class in Francois Ozon's "In the House."
An ebullient encore not only for its central foursome, but also for the distinguished musicians who comprise the rest of the ensemble, Dustin Hoffman's directorial debut shows retirement hasn't…
There's no "Shame" in "Thanks for Sharing," a populist and more ensemble-driven take on the issue of sex addiction that will likely earn more but not travel as far on the fest circuit as last year's…
An intense three-hour mental workout rewarded with a big emotional payoff, "Cloud Atlas" suggests that all human experience is connected in the pursuit of freedom, art and love.
Martin McDonagh's Los Angeles-set "Seven Psychopaths" exploits easy quirk for big laughs, being the tale of an alcoholic Irish screenwriter and his two scam-artist buddies, who kidnap rich people's…
An unwieldy animated free-for-all featuring vocal contributions by four Monty Python members that's sadly lacking in both the comedy and tragedy of Graham Chapman's life.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History