You can't build a house without breaking a few laws; that's the message of "Still," in which an elderly New Brunswick man runs afoul of the Royal District Planning Commission while constructing a…
Variety's senior film critics, Peter Debruge and Justin Chang, discuss the pleasures, challenges and awards season implications of this year's Toronto Film Festival.
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.
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