| Sep 10, 2014
| 2:14 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - , "X+Y" zeroes in on a young math whiz who only gradually comprehends the basics of establishing relationships with other people. Deconstructionist critics and mainstream moviegoers alike may find it difficult not to reference "Rain Man," "A Beautiful Mind" and "David and Lisa" while describing the movie to potential ticketbuyers. But even though such comparisons are hardly inapt, director Morgan Matthews' debut fiction feature -- inspired by his acclaimed 2007 documentary "Beautiful Young Minds" -- proves potent on its own terms as a satisfying, compelling drama with definite crossover potential on screens of all sizes.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 6:46 AM
By Jeffrey Hodgson
TORONTO, Sept 12 (Reuters) - The scourge of homelessness has
emerged as a major theme at this year's Toronto film festival,
driven by performances from an unlikely trio: an Oscar-winning
actress, a well-known male sex symbol and a...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:01 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - JUSTIN CHANG: How was your Telluride, Scott? Mine was terrific -- though I should note that I don't really have a frame of reference, being a first-timer at this annual mountainside mecca for movie lovers. Still, I'm happy to...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 12:34 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "The Imitation Game" is clearly an awards contender: Complex, impeccably executed and unique. The film's offbeat approach to an oddball character will be its greatest strength -- and its challenge.
A historical drama about...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:31 PM
By Jethro Nededog
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Add one more to the growing
population of "Westworld."
Veteran actor Ed Harris has joined the Warner Bros.
Television/HBO production, TheWrap has learned.
Harris will play the ultimate baddie, The Man in...