Current books by staffers include Cynthia Littleton's examination of the Hollywood writers strike, Robert Hofler's study of film's sexual revolution, Jon Burlingame's celebration of the music of…
The Variety Critics' Choice program at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival curated in collaboration with European Film Promotion (EFP) heads into its 14th year with a new name but the same…
Ten of Europe's most talented emerging directors will be in focus at Variety's 10 Euro Directors to Watch sidebar at next month's Karlovy Vary Film Festival.
A flawed but atmospheric drama ifrom Icelandic helmer Arni Olafur Asgeirsson.
This unthreatening comedy-drama will find a nice niche in ancillary.
Seeking new lustre, the Locarno Film Festival has unveiled a leaner lineup, packed with 40 world preems, half of which are first-time features, in its first edition under new artistic topper Olivier…
An almost unrelentingly grim Danish drama from helmer Thomas Vinterberg.
U.S. immigration dramas "Prince of Broadway" from Sean Baker and "Frozen River" by Courtney Hunt are among 15 pics that will compete in Morocco's Marrakech Film Festival.
This Central Asia-set historical epic boasts breathtaking landscapes, bloody battles, and unique traditions.
If films about coping with memory loss and/or reverse-order storytelling now constitute a mini-genre, then pic is arguably the best of the lot. Second collaboration between screenwriter Charlie…
This cool, contemplative, artfully composed meditation on the possible state of the world some 20 years hence deals with grand, philosophical issues in ways that are variously thoughtful, fanciful…