Like her compatriot Steve McQueen, helmer-writer director Clio Barnard is art school-trained and first galvanized attention with short films and installation works.
The Selfish Giant
The British are coming. And this year they are coming in droves to the Toronto Film Festival.
The Coen Brothers’ “Inside Llewyn Davis,” Steve McQueen's "12 Years A Slave" and Alfonso Cuaron's 3D sci-fi thriller "Gravity" are all set to screen at this year's BFI London Film Festival. The…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
The main prizes of the Cannes Film Festival were handed out by Steven Spielberg's jury on Sunday night.
Maintaining a strong acquistions pace, Sundance Selects has acquired North American rights to Clio Barnard's “The Selfish Giant,” following its world premiere in the Directors Fortnight at Cannes. It…
While the USA Network has boarded the Stateside sitcom adaptation of French short “Love is Dead,” Paris-based De Films en Aiguilles is developing a spinoff feature that Gaul's TF1 Intl. has acquired…
Dimitri Rassam's Chapter 2 is joining forces with Jerome Seydoux's Pathe and Frederique Dumas' Orange Studio on "Saint Exupery," an English-language biopic of the famed aviator-turned-novelist…
'The Arbor' helmer Clio Barnard's voice comes through loud and clear in this demanding but eminently distributable art film.
Abigail Breslin ("Ender's Game") will take the lead in "Peste," a contagion thriller from IM Global's genre label Octane skedded to go into production in September. Mark Tonderai ("House at the End…
Joyce Brothers, the pop psychologist who pioneered the television advice show in the 1950s and enjoyed a long and prolific career as a syndicated columnist, author, and television and film…
Variety's critics will see much of the Cannes selection, but which pics are they really excited about? The answers below