‘Top Gear’ Host Chris Evans Steps Down

July 4, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

LONDON — High-profile “Top Gear” host Chris Evans has stepped down from the rebooted series after just six episodes. More to follow…

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Karlovy Vary Film Review: ‘Blush’

July 4, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

"Blush" is perhaps not the most apposite English-language title for writer-director Michal Vinik's fresh, frank look at coming out and coming of age in contemporary Israel: It's a film that shows little shyness in tackling a variety of sexual, political and domestic tensions.

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Film Review: ‘The Have-Nots’

July 3, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

"The Have-Nots" deserves praise for revealing an often transparent truth: that the ties that bind us to each other are irrevocably influenced by events over which we have no control.

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Film Review: ‘Original Bliss’

July 2, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

An elegantly disquieting investigation into the interrelation of faith, violence and sexual degradation, held together by a rivetingly sure-footed performance by German star Martina Gedeck.

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Film Review: ‘Fool Moon’

June 29, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Blame it on the moonlight if you will, but any folly stays resolutely earthbound in "Fool Moon," a plainly sincere but tooth-achingly precious directorial debut for actor-poet-filmmaker Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet.

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‘Orange Is the New Black’ Season 4: Lori Petty Talks Lolly’s Fate

June 26, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

"Just them allowing me to be silly in the midst of murder was a real gift."

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Film Review: ‘Dr. Feelgood’

June 21, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Eve Marson’s documentary examines the case of a Virginian physician whose work with chronic-pain patients eventually got him convicted on numerous counts of “large-scale drug trafficking.”

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Film Review: ‘The Wonderful Kingdom of Papa Alaev’

June 20, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Profiles a long-running family musical act whose joyful musicality onstage is somewhat belied by the discordant notes hit behind the scenes.

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British Lawmaker Jo Cox Dies After Being Stabbed, Shot

June 16, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

LONDON — British lawmaker Jo Cox has died after she was stabbed and shot Thursday in Birstall, Northern England, according to reports. More to follow.

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Film Review: ‘Honeyglue’

June 5, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

For a film about throwing caution to the wind and bucking conventions, “Honeyglue” diligently adheres to clichés.

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