CANNES — Episode 4 of the eight-part “The Bronze Garden,” the most-watched HBO Latin America’s Original of 2017, begins after its credit crawl with a 13-second shot where the camera swings out past a white-marbled turret of a building high above a teeming, ant-like Buenos Aires below. The next shot, at near street-level, and with […]
For Mexican director Alfonso Cuarón, the Lumière Film Festival in Lyon is not only an event that celebrates cinema but also a relaxing opportunity to catch up with old friends without the stress of the film industry’s business aspects. “It’s beloved by filmmakers because it’s a cinephile festival,” Cuarón told Variety. “It’s not competitive. It’s […]
The Weinstein Company has pulled Benedict Cumberbatch historical drama “The Current War” from its planned Black Friday Nov. 24 release date, shelving the film for an undecided 2018 release since the Harvey Weinstein scandal has soured the market for Weinstein Co. films. The Alfonso Gomez-Rejon film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival to mixed […]
The Arthur Miller drama boils with emotion, while Linden plays it cool.
Sean Baker’s follow-up to the acclaimed “Tangerine” shines a light on an unseen side of homelessness.
The film adaptation is beautifully danced and well-designed, but the storytelling stumbles.
The pressure was on as there were only a few more slots to fill for the season. read more
Does Oprah Winfrey have plans to take over the White House? Did “Queen of Snapback” Janet Jackson undergo weight loss surgery after giving birth to her son? Find out with Carlos Greer’s game of “Fact or Fiction.” For that and more juicy gossip, tune in to Page Six TV.
Michael McGrath, reportedly wears a fat suit as Ralph, and the musical is uncomfortably wedged into one as well.
Big ideas and hot-button social issues fueled conversation between “Get Out” star Daniel Kaluuya, “The Big Sick” lead Kumail Nanjiani, and other emerging talents during a panel discussion with Variety’s 10 Actors to Watch on Saturday at the 25th annual Hamptons International Film Festival, moderated by Variety executive editor Steven Gaydos and IndieWire deputy editor […]
The Man in the High Castle, Amazon’s adaptation of a short story by Philip K. Dick, debuted a new clip from season 3 at NYCC today. It reveals the continuing complex mythology of the series, full of multiple worlds. Watch the Man in the High Castle season 3 NYCC clip below. The Man in the High Castle […]
NBC’s “Will & Grace” is paying homage to the classic “shower scene” from the 1960s CBS series “The Lucy Show,” starring Lucille Ball and Vivian Vance. On Thursday night’s “W&G” episode, Karen (Megan Mullally) and Grace (Debra Messing) get locked in Karen’s “smart” shower, which uses sensor technology and voice commands to customize the length…
The Bourne film series may have come to outstay its welcome today, but 15 years ago, The Bourne Identity was a plucky spy thriller starring a rising dramatic actor making his first venture into the action genre. Without high expectations for the film, director Doug Liman and star Matt Damon debated giving The Bourne Identity a dramatic twist — by killing off […]
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“The Wound” (“Inxeba”), the powerful debut of helmer John Trengove, is South Africa’s submission for the foreign-language Oscar race. An unflinching examination of sexuality, masculinity and cultural identity set against the backdrop of the traditional Xhosa initiation ceremony, the movie was selected by the National Film & Video Foundation (NFVF) last week. The news was […]
Two small-town nobodies who get cheap thrills from car dash-cam videos lay eyes on more than they can handle in “The Great Buddha+,” a mordant black comedy that’s a digital-era homage to “Rear Window.” Sporting an ingeniously cinematic concept that’s nimbly executed by writer-director Huang Hsin-yao and producer-DP Chung Mong-hong, this ballad of sad losers […]
A son reckons with his relationship with his aging mother, who’s played by “August: Osage County” Tony winner Deanna Dunagan.
‘The River Bank’ adds a zippy heroine — a novelist — to its cast of familiar characters.
New coach Jennifer Hudson proved she’s ready to rumble. read more