For the MTV generation, the name "Moulin Rouge" is associated with Baz Lurhmann's splashy, hyperactive, nouvelle musical that starred Nicole Kidman as a tubercular chanteuse involved in a…
Back in the late '70s, Martin Scorsese wasn't sure he was going to reach the age of 40.
Daily Variety polled a number of influential critics regarding their top 10 picks of the year. Some have been previously published, and some were provided at our prompting.
When "The Hours" -- inspired by Virginia Woolf's 1925 novel "Mrs Dalloway" -- was published in 1998, the Yale Book Review wrote that author Michael "Cunningham has done the impossible: he has taken a…
Among the first generation of American film school grads still working at the height of their powers, "Gangs of New York" director Martin Scorsese might be the most decorated.
A cynical advertising executive who seduces women for sport lectures his nephew about "winning time" at a latenight party as they zero in on their prey. An insecure actress allows a self-absorbed…
In 1951, faced with competition from television and a weakening studio system, the industry was at a crossroads. This intersection of old and new Hollywood was nowhere more apparent than in the lead…
2002 will be seen as much for what viewers read into movies as what the movies tell us about ourselves. With features often taking a year or more from script to release, it's a matter of conjecture…
The one thing "Antwone Fisher" might have going against it is its title. Neither based on a previously published autobiography nor touting a famous title character, "Antwone Fisher" might be best…
Steven Spielberg is not only one of Hollywood's most decorated filmmakers, he is one of its most prolific. By year's end, the American public will have witnessed not one but two of the director's…