"Gravity," which opened the Venice Film Festival to great fanfare -- and early Oscar buzz -- and will screen at Telluride and Toronto on its way to an Oct. 4 release, is as much of a game-changer, in…
"Story of My Death," Catalan director Albert Serra's imagined meeting of two oft-filmed historical figures--Casanova and Dracula--won the Golden Leopard Saturday night at the 66th Locarno Film…
Hollywood's exotic Dar Maghreb restaurant just off the Sunset Strip was a sexy party spot for Hollywood back when "Charlie's Angels" Kate Jackson and Jaclyn Smith celebrated fellow angel Farrah…
I wanted to love "Pacific Rim" more. I suspect that's a feeling most film critics had. After all, Guillermo del Toro is one of the good guys, a fantasy director with a poet's soul. And the reviews…
James Bond will return to theaters in the fall of 2015 with "Skyfall" director Sam Mendes on board for the 24th film in the franchise along with Daniel Craig as the iconic British spy.
The Los Angeles Film Festival has selected David O. Russell as its guest director at the upcoming event.
This time, the "Argo" story in Variety is truly about a big picture. Connecting three decades of history while erasing a quarter-century of Oscar protocol, Ben Affleck's "Argo" survived -- and…
Ben Affleck has won the Directors Guild of America award for "Argo" from his directing peers, a week after winning top producing honors from the PGA and the SAG ensemble awards.
French drama "Amour" scored the award for best picture from the National Society of Film Critics, who also handed the film kudos for director Michael Haneke and actress Emanuelle Riva.
Nabil Ayouch's Arab drama "Horses of God" won the Golden Spike at Spain's Valladolid Film Festival Saturday.