As ever, the early festival circuit has drawn up the Oscar landscape, from "La La Land" to "Lion," "Snowden" to "Sully."
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Variety's Kristopher Tapley and Peter Debruge discuss festival hits while Amy Adams takes stock of her career and filmmaker collaborations.
Werner Herzog plus volcanoes. That combo alone should be enough to attract the intrepid filmmaker's fan base to "Into the Inferno," another expeditionary documentary from the director whose…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Contenders from Casey Affleck ("Manchester by the Sea") to Tom Hanks ("Sully") stir the conversation in Colorado.
"Who hasn't had the impulse to put life on hold for a moment?" asks New York lawyer, husband, and father Howard Wakefield, who decides to spend his mid-life crisis holed up in the attic above his own…
A year after "Room," the indie distributor has another intimate drama that could go the distance.
Few musical genres connote as specifically refined a visual aesthetic as jazz: Alongside those complex, clattering notes, a lot of immaculate lighting, styling and tailoring went into the birth of…
Everybody knows a Norman, and Normans almost by definition claim to know everyone. They are what Malcolm Gladwell calls "connectors": naturally wired to serve as hubs in a vast social network, taking…
The director and star of the fall festival circuit's biggest darling so far discuss the magic of their movie musical.
"How did they ever make a film of 'Lolita'?" reads the tagline beside that famous red lollipop. The answer: They didn't. Back in 1962, the subject of pedophilia was far too controversial for…
Like many a North American folk artist, Maud Lewis' oeuvre — which consists of countless paintings of fuzzy cats, crude-looking flowers, and flat country landscapes — could easily be dismissed as…