Offering the French equivalent of Scorsese's film-appreciation docs, Bertrand Tavernier covers the three decades that shaped him as an artist.
Telluride Film Festival
The Telluride Film Festival has selected documentary filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer as its guest director for its 44th festival, running over Labor Day weekend on Sept. 1-4. Oppenheimer received two…
Quick, name the three funniest comedy duos working today. Amy Poehler and Tina Fey? Dave and James Franco? Zac Efron and his abs? Hollywood is constantly putting pairs of funny people together, often…
"Finding Oscar," is a standard-issue piece of heart-tugging reportage more at home in the sat cast world than on art house screens.
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…