Subtitle: Why didn't "12 Years a Slave" blow me away at TIFF the way it should have?
Ron Howard The Dilemma
LOCARNO — Baltasar Kormakur, whose U.S. chart-topper "2 Guns" opens Switzerland's Locarno Festival on Wednesday, is set to climb his own "Everest." Produced by the U.K.'s Working Title, and skedded…
The Visual Effects Society’s 2013 white paper on the state of the global visual effects industry paints an image of a sector under siege that must heal its internal problems if it’s to survive the…
A defiantly unclassifiable cross-genre experiment that simultaneously reinvents and regurgitates low-budget British cinema as it goes.
Straddling the worlds of Aboriginal tradition and Western law with graceful wisdom, resonant generational drama "Satellite Boy" spotlights the diversity of indigenous narratives and the power of…
Merger possibility remains highest priority for guild president
On the day that Sundance kicked off and Eastman Kodak filed for bankruptcy, the Motion Picture Academy threw a bucket of ice water on the digital filmmaking revolution.
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…
Preston Miller deftly navigates his pic's unusual tonal mix, balancing absurdity, melodrama, comedy of manners and an unblinking ethnographic stare.
The selection process for picking the lawyers on Variety's first-ever Hollywood Law: Up Next list took no account of the candidates' gender. When the final list emerged, virtually half of the…
Shakespeare with lawn ornaments turns out to be an unexpectedly winning proposition in "Gnomeo & Juliet."