Todd Haynes’ “Carol” is the best film of 2015, followed by Hou Hsiao-hsien’s “The Assassin” and George Miller’s “Mad Max: Fury Road,” according to a survey of 14 Variety reviewers around the world…
When Sight & Sound magazine revealed the results of its year-end film poll last month, the announcement hailed 2015 as “a year of strong female characters and stories, with seven of the poll's top 10…
Variety's chief film critic Justin Chang participated in a Reddit AMA this morning, where he answered questions ranging from his favorite movie to how he avoids tabloid noise surrounding celebrities…
It was a night of laughs and tributes to “12 Years a Slave,” “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “Fruitvale Station” and other pics at the fifth annual African-American Film Critics Assn. awards. Variety…
Variety has promoted Justin Chang to chief film critic and Peter Debruge to chief international film critic, both sharing the top mantle with Scott Foundas, establishing a dynamic trio of reviewers…
Alfonso Cuaron's white-knuckle space odyssey restores a sense of wonder, terror and possibility to the bigscreen that should inspire awe among critics and audiences worldwide.
A "Cars" spinoff so overrun with broad cultural stereotypes that it should come with free ethnic-sensitivity training for impressionable kids.
Despite a bigger-is-better philosophy, this globe-trotting action-comedy keeps real thrills and laughs at a modest trickle.
The squarest, clunkiest and certainly loudest movie of Guillermo del Toro's career plays like an extended 3D episode of "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" on very expensive acid.
James Wan's sixth feature is a sensationally entertaining old-school freakout and one of the smartest, most viscerally effective thrillers in recent memory.
This found-footage tale of astronauts searching for signs of life near Jupiter is a reasonably plausible and impressively controlled achievement.