Cool digs, Hump Day and top-shelf drinks and hors d’ouevres brought out showbiz players in droves to celebrate Variety‘s 10 Brits to Watch, co-hosted by British Airways, where seven of the 10…
The large-scale destructiveness he has previously wreaked upon public and private property (including entire cities), Michael Bay visits on the human body in "Pain & Gain," a pulverizing steroidal…
Newly minted production company Mammo Media is heading for “Black Friday,” acquiring John Sullivan’s action-thriller spec script. Story revolves around a young man desperately trying to save his…
Good character animation, strong voice thesping and a fully engrossing storyline elevate "Day of the Crows" well above the usual run of animated kid-friendly fare. Charming without undue whimsy…
Southern goth-chic gets a swoony supernatural makeover in "Beautiful Creatures," a teen franchise-starter that suggests what "Twilight" might have looked like with a reasonable budget, a competent…
Generational values clash in a Senegalese town in "Tall as the Baobab Tree," American director Jeremy Teicher's quietly eloquent first fiction feature.
Warm, spirited and occasionally slathered in goo, "Birth Story" is a celebratory tribute to the endangered art of midwifery and its most influential practitioner, Ina May Gaskin.
Ridley Scott's first sci-fier in the three decades since "Blade Runner" remains earthbound in narrative terms, forever hinting at the existence of a higher intelligence without evincing much of its…
Possibly setting a record for most images of needles piercing human skin in a motion picture, Brandon Cronenberg's syringe-tastic "Antiviral" suggests the fledgling filmmaker has some…
Repulsive and sublimely beautiful, arguably celebratory and damning of its characters, "Paradise: Love" is hideous and masterful all it once, "Salo" with sunburn.
Rick Alverson's cheekily titled "The Comedy" is not without a certain subversive intelligence.