Barry's many collaborators over the years have talked about his dramatic instincts and his melodic sense. "With any great artist," says lyricist Don Black, "there is a signature to their work. You…
Variety chose 10 of Barry's best-known scores and asked the composer to reflect on them.
With five Oscars on his mantelpiece, it's easy to forget that John Barry has enjoyed success in other musical realms, notably the London stage and in both American and British television.
Billing itself as the first "Bangla Western," "The Last Thakur" is an admirably ambitious first feature by British-Bangladeshi helmer-d.p Sadik Ahmed that's more of an extended mood-piece than a…
The Tale of 24 hours in the life of a small-time drug pusher and a visiting old friend, Brit micro-budgeter "Shifty" consistently rises above its tiny tab on a tech level and avoids the ghetto of…
Former press agent Jeanne L. Mizzy died Oct. 27 in Broomall, Penn. from respiratory complications from lung cancer.
Doc/Fest features keynotes and interviews with such nonfiction heavyweights as Hamish Mykura, head of documentaries at Channel 4 and topper of More4; Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport…
Lenser-cum-occasional director Santosh Sivan comes up with an expectedly good-looking but dramatically slight semi-kidpic in "Tahaan," centered on an 8-year-old boy, his donkey and terrorist strife…
Imagine David Fincher's "The Game" set in grungy Edinburgh, on a budget, with zero sense of threat and glimmerings of a social conscience and you'd still be only halfway to realizing the…
A potentially interesting idea jumps the rails halfway through the father-son drama "I Know You Know," the second feature by Welsh-born writer-helmer Justin Kerrigan ("Human Traffic," 1999).
The challenge facing the Seville European Film Festival, having consolidated rapidly as a local event after its 2004 launch, is whether it can now become a key Southern reference point for Euro…