The usual Kaurismaki and Jarmusch comparisons apply to German indie "Oegeln," a pleasantly deadpan minimalist comedy that ends up just a tad too minimal for feature length. Tale of two brothers…
"Sweet Jam" examines the shifting feelings of a couple who split up on their 50th wedding anniversary. Though this deadpan comedy hits a few delicious highpoints, its unadventurous shooting style and…
Montreal's so-so competition this year could have used something as perfectly realized as "The Widower." Admittedly, this Aussie production -- buried in the Cinema of Oceania section -- was already…
"All Winter Without Fire" is a promising if cautious feature debut for helmer Greg Zglinski. Slow-burning perfs, especially from Aurelien Recoing, bring needed spark to a subject -- a couple coping…
In small-town Patagonia, a broken family seeks unification in "A World Less Bad." Veteran helmer Alejandro Agresti brings in small kids, tragically lost love, and the traumatizing effects that…
Serbian actor-director-producer Ljubisa Samardzic turns to a historical costumer with melodramatic overtones in "Goose Feather." A brisk pace and fairy-tale feeling enliven its initial scenes, but…
Though timely in its depiction of an Oregon family torn apart by grief when a serviceman son is killed overseas, "Homecoming" is more endurance test than drama. Practically a one-man studio, helmer…
Bold Films has teamed with Kevin Spacey's Trigger Street Prods. to produce "Mini's First Time," starring Alec Baldwin and Nikki Reed ("Thirteen").
"Highlander" is slicing its way back into Hollywood via a multi-title vidgame deal. Davis Panzer Prods. signed the deal with British publisher Sci Games to start work on a game skedded for mid-2006…
Daily Variety launched it second annual screening series last Wednesday at the Grove, where Focus pic "The Motorcycle Diaries" unspooled.
Mike Nichols and Julia Roberts are in discussions to develop romantic comedy "Seven-Year Switch" for Columbia Pictures. Pic will be produced by Red Wagon partners Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
- Final Oscar Predictions as the Season Hits the Home Stretch
- Behind-the-Scenes Video of Ryan Gosling Playing Piano in ‘La La Land’ (EXCLUSIVE)