"Finding Oscar," is a standard-issue piece of heart-tugging reportage more at home in the sat cast world than on art house screens.
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As ever, the early festival circuit has drawn up the Oscar landscape, from "La La Land" to "Lion," "Snowden" to "Sully."
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…
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…