An unemployed insurance adjuster turns armed robber in this wildly overwrought, frequently preposterous recession-era morality play that marks the feature directing debut of film editor Saar Klein.
The titular satchel in "The Bag Man" is one of those coveted carry-ons that everybody wants, nobody seems to know the contents of, and which makes a world of trouble for all who come into contact…
An unimpeachable choice for best picture, a diverse slate of winners and a refreshingly off-the-cuff host made this one of the more notable Oscarcasts in recent memory.
Few recent tentpoles have lent themselves less naturally to a sequel than "300," in which nearly all the major characters died, while a coda showed a unified Greek army laying waste to the remnants…
In the third of three spirited Oscar debates, Variety's critics favor three different films for best picture.
BEST ACTRESS JUSTIN CHANG: Scott, I know it will come as little surprise to you that when Peter Debruge and I sat down to discuss this year's Oscar nominees for best supporting actor and supporting…
Action star Liam Neeson reteams with "Unknown" director Jaume Collet-Serra for another round of pseudo-Hitchcockian hijinks.
REARVIEW: It may be a critically maligned box office flop, but "Pompeii" offers the latest evidence for Paul W.S. Anderson's rise to the top tier of vulgar auteurs.
When I walked out of a screening Monday morning to the news that Harold Ramis was dead at 69, I got the feeling that some part of my childhood had died with him -- a feeling not unlike the one, five…
What's my favorite Woody Allen movie? When I was asked, along with several other Variety staffers, to answer that question -- long before Dylan Farrow posed it rhetorically to the world -- for a 2013…