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‘Ozark’ Season 4 Is All Incident, Little Drama: TV Review

Netflix allows you to control not just what you watch, but how rapidly you do. You can stream their shows 1.25 or 1.5 times more rapidly than their…

George Clooney and Julia Roberts Romantic Comedy ‘Ticket to Paradise’ Halts Production Due to COVID

Universal’s romantic comedy “Ticket to Paradise” has halted filming in Australia due to a serious COVID outbreak in Queensland state. Because of the production pause, stars George Clooney…

’New York Ninja’ Review: Nirvana for Fans of Retro Action Trash

There are relatively few famous unfinished films, ranging from von Sternberg’s “I, Claudius” to Jerry Lewis’ “The Day the Clown Cried” to various Orson Welles joints that continue…

‘The Crime of Padre Amaro’ Team Reunites After 20 Years for ‘Confessions’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Twenty years after making the Oscar-nominated box office hit “The Crime of Padre Amaro” in 2002, Mexican director Carlos Carrera and producer Daniel Birman Ripstein are teaming up…

U.K. Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries Confirms BBC License Fee Freeze

U.K. Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries has confirmed that the U.K. TV license fee, which is the primary source of income for the BBC, will be frozen at £159…

BBC Chiefs Will Continue Making a ‘Strong Case’ for Investment to U.K. Government

After the shock revelation on Sunday that U.K. Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries is planning to freeze the annual licence fee, which is the primary source of income for…

‘The Right Words’ Director Adrian Dullin on His Sundance, MyFrenchFilmFestival Player

Only one entirely French short film made it into competition at Cannes 2021, Adrian Dullin’s “The Right Words.” Not finished there, the short has enjoyed an award-winning festival…

‘Yellowjackets’ Showrunner Jonathan Lisco on Cannibalism, the Death of [Spoiler!] and That Shocking Ending

SPOILER ALERT: This piece contains spoilers for the Season 1 finale of “Yellowjackets,” “Sic Transit Gloria Mundi,” which premiered Sunday, January 16 on Showtime. Internally at “Yellowjackets,” the…

‘Euphoria’s’ 10 Best Music Moments (So Far)

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you haven’t seen the first two episodes of “Euphoria” Season 2.  In HBO’s “Euphoria,” music isn’t just a supplementary factor to the…

Gaspar Noe on ‘Vortex’ and the Changing World of Cinema

Argentine helmer Gaspar Noé’s latest feature “Vortex” world premiered in Cannes, where it was greeted with a standing ovation and critical acclaim. Variety spoke to the director at…

Olivier Dahan on Simone Veil Biopic ‘Simone, A Woman of the Century’

Olivier Dahan’s “Simone, A Woman of the Century” completes the trilogy he began with the Edith Piaf biopic “La Vie en Rose,” starring Marion Cotillard, and “Grace of…

‘Archive 81’ Showrunner Unravels Finale’s Supernatural Switch-Up, Season 2 Plans for Melody and Dan

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched the finale of Netflix’s “Archive 81.” After eight episodes of slowly unraveling its cult-centric mysteries and building…