An utterly brazen mix of screwball comedy, film noir and sharp social commentary that hits its own strange bullseye more often than not.
Variety's critics agree to disagree on the best and worst of the fest's 66th edition.
Roman Polanski once again transfers a New York stage hit to the screen with maximum fidelity and facility, and a minimum of fuss.
"This is the coolest thing I've ever seen at an auction," said Harvey Weinstein at Amfar's annual Cinema Against AIDS benefit Thursday night, just before taking bids for a space voyage on Virgin…
Alexander Payne's sixth feature is another low-concept, finely etched study of flawed characters stuck in life's well-worn grooves.
The helmer's third semi-autobiographical feature touches on themes of mortality and middle-aged panic in a mostly breezy, intelligent style.
Guillaume Canet's English-language remake of 'Les Liens du sang' is a sluggish, dramatically undernourished saga with limited audience appeal.
By turns playful, tragic and surprisingly light on its feet, this welcome comeback for Alejandro Jodorowsky should keep its maker fully booked on the fest circuit.
The Coens have again taken a real time and place and freely made it their own in this boldly original, highly emotional journey.
This demanding but highly absorbing two-hander showcases Benicio Del Toro and Mathieu Amalric at the top of their craft.
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%