Scott Foundas

Variety film critic

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Scott Foundas is Chief Film Critic for Variety. Prior to joining Variety, he was Chief Film Critic for The Village Voice, where his writing was syndicated throughout the Village Voice Media network (including the L.A. Weekly). In addition, he has contributed to the DGA Quarterly, Film Comment and The New York Times among numerous other publications.

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A few films are getting buzz at Cannes this week, including a Chinese film about  globalization, the Amy Winehouse documentary, and the latest from Pixar.

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A few films are getting buzz at Cannes this week, including a Chinese film about  globalization, the Amy Winehouse documentary, and the latest from Pixar.

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The new film,  The Master , is based largely on the life of L. Ron Hubbard.

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