The average substantial yet less-than-A-list screen career is serpentine, and full of unpredictable digressions — a nature delightfully worked into the very fabric of "Escapes."
San Francisco International Film Festival
The San Francisco Film Society announced Wednesday the films that will compete for the Golden Gate Awards at the San Francisco International Film Festival. The awards will bestow a total of nearly…
Filmmaker Richard Linklater will be the recipient of the 2014 Founder’s Directing Award at the 57th San Francisco International Film Festival. The "Dazed and Confused" writer and director will be…
Ted Hope is departing as head of the San Francisco Film Society, which runs the San Francisco Film Festival, after slightly over a year in the post. Hope told Variety that he wants to return to being…
Adrian Saba's drama "The Cleaner," set in an apocalyptic Lima, is Peru's pick for the foreign-language film category at the Academy Awards. The Ministry of Culture, which established a committee for…
Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights to Dan Krauss' “The Kill Team,” four months after the movie won the documentary grand jury prize at the Tribeca Film Festival…
The Locarno Film Festival is hosting its second annual Critics Academy. A member of Locarno's Best First Feature jury this year, Scott Foundas, Variety's chief film critic, reflects on the initiative…
Ketchup Entertainment has acquired Evan Jackson Leong’s “Linsanity” and will release the documentary on Oct. 4. The Jeremy Lin doc, which premiered at Sundance, will launch in Boston, Los Angeles…
Chaplin, Tati and Lewis retrospectives were among the highlights at this year's edition of Il Cinema Ritrovato, a treasure trove for film lovers.
Ahd, 32, has been drawing notice internationally for her perf as a hypocritical hardline schoolmistress in Haifaa al-Mansour's "Wadjda."
Joss Whedon's “Much Ado About Nothing” adaptation will be the Seattle International Film Festival’s opening night film on May 16. Whedon is scheduled to attend, along with stars Alexis Denisof, Amy…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
- Final Oscar Predictions as the Season Hits the Home Stretch
- Behind-the-Scenes Video of Ryan Gosling Playing Piano in ‘La La Land’ (EXCLUSIVE)