Bill Marshall, who co-founded the Toronto International Film Festival in 1976, died Sunday in Toronto. He was 77. The festival and his family reported that he died of cardiac arrest while in the…
Toronto Film Festival
Of the 1,000 or so film reviews Variety publishes annually, roughly two-thirds are written at film festivals — which is why, in 2014, I relocated to Europe for two years. The idea was to live on the…
The power of the photographic image and the woeful legacy of colonialism intersect in eerie ways in the stylishly shot supernatural thriller “Interchange.” A police murder procedural that segues into…
Nepali helmer Deepak Rauniyar's outstanding second feature is a powerful drama about people and a nation at the crossroads.
From “La La Land” and “Jackie,” to “Nocturnal Animals” and “Loving,” here are the highlights from the Variety Studio presented by airbnb at the Toronto Film Festival. Variety Studio lit exclusively…
Director Streker strives to offer a balanced view of a traditional family in Belgium forcing their daughter into an arranged marriage, yet in the end he hits far too many expected buttons.
The Orchard has picked up North American rights to “Carrie Pilby,” a comedy with “Diary of a Teenage Girl” star Bel Powley. “Carrie Pilby” centers on a precocious girl who flew through Harvard…
Director Otto Bell reveals why he spent his “life savings and a bunch of money from the bank” to film “The Eagle Huntress,” a documentary about Aisholpan Nurgaiv, a 13-year-old nomadic girl who broke…
Offering solid, middle-brow entertainment that borrows from Aristophanes' "Lysistrata," the film shows the relationships and tensions between different groups within Orthodox Judaism in Jerusalem and…
Well Go USA Entertainment has bought North American and select international rights for Sarah Adina Smith's thriller “Buster’s Mal Heart,” starring Rami Malek. The film premiered in the Vanguard…
Overall, the film provides a counterweight to our xenophobic times, proving that human beings are more alike than un-alike and that poetry can be relevant across millennia.
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