Xavier Dolan's kinky queer noir is his most accomplished, enjoyable and commercially viable work to date.
With movie music nights having become de rigueur at concert halls and amphitheaters across the land — not to mention recently sprung festival showcases — it might be important to note the event that…
Danny Elfman is finishing his busiest year ever, with no fewer than six films in the marketplace, including two for longtime collaborator Tim Burton ("Dark Shadows," "Frankenweenie") and "Men in…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Morricone, Williams, Herrmann top Variety poll of ASCAP, BMI members
French composer Ludovic Bource's original score win for "The Artist" surprised virtually no one, as it plays a critical role in the pacing, humor and emotional context of Michel Hazanavicius' film.
Taking its cue from the uneven-sided triangle after which it is named, "Scalene" presents three disparate accounts of a central event, the rape of a college girl by the mentally handicapped…
Kim Novak's ad in the Jan. 9 edition of Daily Variety, saying she felt "violated" by the use of music from "Vertigo" in "The Artist," generated dozens of stories and even more blogosphere entries…
Helmer Michel Hazanavicius, Academy honchos and others weighed in Monday on the use of "Vertigo" music in "The Artist," after Kim Novak decried the excerpt as "rape" in a full-page ad in Variety.
Far more convinced of its own psychological intrigue than audiences will be.
Assassins, mass murderers and other freakish criminals more often than not turn out to be the quiet kid down the street. "Taxi Driver" is Martin Scorsese's frighteningly plausible case history of…
Marnie is the character study of a thief and a liar, but what makes her tick remains clouded even after a climax reckoned to be shocking but somewhat missing its point.