Like so many international cinephiles, Karel Och considers American movies of the 1970s among the high points of film history. The difference between Och — who serves as artistic director of the…
They don't get along onscreen, but Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy have a field day in "The Heat," playing a reluctant buddy-cop pair in an R-rated comedy that sacrifices action for consistent…
For the past two semesters, I have been teaching a graduate film studies course at Dodge College. The truth is, no one learned more from the experience than I did.
This unusually reflective film superficially resembles Jason Statham's other work just enough to confound those expecting another brainless, brawny thriller.
Travelers passing through LAX's newly renovated Tom Bradley Intl. Terminal will now have seven massive media installations to help make the time fly.
"Toy Story" meets "The Avengers" in the teaser for "The Lego Movie," a high-concept Warner Bros. idea that, until this very second, most of us didn't have any idea how they would possibly go about…
Disney's first look for "Frozen" is everything you'd want from a toon teaser... if only it were more charming.
CRIX ON PIX: Variety reviewers sift through the wreckage of Zack Snyder's Superman reboot and other post-9/11 blockbusters.
Universal/Illumination's endearing, if slightly less inspired, sequel finds the still-surly Gru just lonely enough to accommodate a love interest.
It’s summer movie season, which means distribs are scrambling to attach trailers for their big fall releases to maximum-exposure tentpoles. Amid all that long-distance hype drops a new extended…
Opening with the most oft-repeated opening line in the history of film advertising, the clever new trailer for Lake Bell's "In a World..." begins a bit like the hilarious high-concept promo for the…