The journey of the first giraffe transported from Africa to Paris gets a fanciful retelling in "Zarafa."
Films by former cops are legion; those by ex-cons are few. Judging by "De force," from Gallic desperado-turned-director Frank Henry, this won't change anytime soon.
Although name cast almost makes pic bearable, "Rage's" absurd story about murder on the catwalk reps a tiresome 94 minutes.
Helmed with an overabundance of pizzazz by Simon Abkarian, Shakespeare's early work "Love's Labor's Lost" receives a frothy but meandering turn from the Actors' Gang. Abkarian attempts to overcome…
The scenery soars, but the drama remains earthbound, in "Zaina: Rider of the Atlas," a wannabe mixture of fairytale and high adventure set in the mountains of Morocco. More interesting for its…
Bursting with heavy-handed postulations about everything from global terrorism to the ethos of dust particles, Sally Potter's "Yes" is a deeply idiosyncratic essay film made under the signs of Derek…
More “Abkarian” on Variety.com
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Playback: Jordan Peele on ‘Get Out’ and Art’s Role Under a Trump Regime
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
- Final Oscar Predictions as the Season Hits the Home Stretch