The Viennale has appointed Franz Schwartz as interim artistic director, following the death of Hans Hurch. The plan of how to carry on with this year's festival, scheduled to run from Oct. 19-Nov. 2…
More than just another generic prison drama, Ric Roman Waugh's serious-minded crime thriller navigates the hierarchy of power behind bars.
Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop musical finally reaches L.A., celebrating a time when politics was about passion, and everyone was an immigrant.
Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson's foul-mouthed chemistry makes this high-concept action comedy a pleasant late-summer surprise.
You know that feeling that comes when a well-told biopic reaches the end and you finally see photos of the real-life figures behind the characters, where you can't help but marvel at how thoroughly…
At a moment when trans visibility is at an all-time high in the United States, a movie like "Lola Pater" seems as if it was made for Neanderthals — albeit, the kind of cavemen who aren't completely…
From "Children of Men" to the opening scene of "La La Land," so-called oners are all the rage these days, as directors design scenes (or entire movies, a la "Birdman") to look as if they were filmed…
Kidnappers beware, or you're liable to wind up having to contend with an angry mother and her minivan — as only Halle Berry can play it.
Jeanne Moreau was loved by two men onscreen and by millions more who sat in the dark. One third of the cinema's ultimate love triangle, in Francois Truffaut's "Jules et Jim" (which, let's admit…
At the outset of Mexican director Ernesto Contreras' entrancing fourth feature, "I Dream in Another Language," the fate of an indigenous language hangs in the balance: Only two living souls — once…
Jimmy Fowlie imagines the one-woman Emma Stone performs off-screen in 'La La Land,' nailing the narcissism of a certain kind of actress.