That hoary old question of whether life imitates art or art imitates life is refreshingly irrelevant in the case of certain creative beings, for whom art is life and vice versa.
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An impressively if also somewhat self-defeatingly rigorous, near-abstract take on traditional ghost story terrain.
Director Emmanuelle Bercot begins "150 Milligrams" with a rare stab at lyricism in what is otherwise a bluntly literal, plain-as-day procedural drama.
"Raid" star/action choreographer Iko Uwais teams with directing duo The Mo Brothers to fill another two hours with terrifically visceral fight scenes.
From newcomers to movie stars, many films at this year's Toronto Film Festival provided showcases for actors looking to make a career U-turn.
"Cool story, bro." It's the most incidental of visual details, glimpsed at the edge of one of "Austerlitz's" many exactingly composed frames.
Director Pete Travis's film is distinguished by some transposition of noir tropes into cultural spaces not traditionally associated with the genre — from the London bar scene to a mosque — that keeps…
Magnolia Pictures has picked up North American rights to “I Am Not Your Negro,” Variety has learned. The film is based on James Baldwin’s unfinished novel “Remember This House,” considered one of the…
Sometimes it's clear that the qualities in a role which should've set off warning alarms amongst an performer's better instincts instead seduced their actorly vanity.
IFC Films has picked up “The Bleeder,” a drama about Chuck Wepner, a journeyman boxer whose 15-round battle with Muhammad Ali inspired the “Rocky” franchise. Showtime has partnered on the pact and…
EuropaCorp has closed a deal for U.S. distribution rights to the World War II comedy-drama "Their Finest," Variety has learned.