IFC Midnight has acquired U.S. rights to “Carnage Park,” a horror-thriller about a 1978 kidnapping that is now playing at South by Southwest, Variety has learned. The film, written and directed by…
First lady Michelle Obama, in her keynote appearance at South by Southwest Music on Wednesday, will be joined by special guests Queen Latifah, Missy Elliott, Diane Warren and actress-activist Sophia…
Cinemax has given a vote of confidence to “Outcast,” the upcoming drama series from “The Walking Dead” creator Robert Kirkman, handing the show a second-season pickup nearly three months before its…
The last project that legendary music producer George Martin worked on before his death last week was the PBS docu series “Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recording Music,” which…
If imitation is indeed the sincerest form of flattery, then writer-director Anne Hamilton's "American Fable" registers as an eloquently constructed valentine to Guillermo del Toro, whose "Pan's…
An effortlessly engaging dramedy that somehow manages to sustain an air of buoyant sweetness even while repeatedly referencing erotic fantasies and sexual anxieties.
A highly eccentric, funny-sad tale of friendship and failure that occupies a curious space between inner-city realism and almost childlike myth.
After scrutinizing the standup comedy world in "Sleepwalk With Me," Mike Birbiglia's second feature is another accomplished seriocomedy, this time about an improv comedy troupe.
Making the first of an expected six film appearances in 2016 alone, the ever-prolific, never-selective Nicolas Cage at least seems to be enjoying himself more than usual in "The Trust."
A muscular exercise in brutal, relentless peril that should please genre fans.
USA Network’s “Mr. Robot” might feature a central character who can’t always be sure what’s real and what’s imaginary, but the show still prides itself on staying grounded by tackling some of the…