A devastating critique of both Romanian society and international realpolitik.
First Look Studios has a new look. The indie banner, acquired last month by Avi Lerner's Nu Image/Millennium Films, has reorganized with Lerner and former First Look topper Henry Winterstern as…
"Crash" was named best picture, breaking up what had seemed destined to be "Brokeback Mountain's" triumphant ride through award season. View Variety's Oscar winners gallery.
Racism, homophobia, terrorism, government prying and media glory-hogs -- what's not to like? Voters of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences have nominated five small, sober dramas for best…
What starts off as a self-serving promotional exercise takes on almost unreasonably charming dimensions in "My Date With Drew." The story of filmmaker Brian Herzlinger's personal quest to score a…
A determinedly dire -- but neatly packaged -- ensembler on the state of race relations, "Crash" represents the modern condition as a violent bumper car ride. In his feature directorial debut…
Picking up just a few gunshots after Gus Van Sant's "Elephant," "Home Room" laboriously depicts the aftermath of a Columbine-type high school massacre. Excessive length and strained perfs hardly help…