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…
There's not much Hobbit in the teaser for "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." Instead, this first appetite-whetter for Part Two of Peter Jackson's epic J.R.R. Tolkien adaptation overflows with…
The latest in a string of audience-of-none, end-is-nigh indie dramedies, “Rapture-Palooza” strains to find comedy in the book of Revelation, tracking a contempo young couple besieged by CG locusts…
The Karlovy Vary Film Festival will host a cross section of Europe's most promising new storytellers via its 10 Euro Directors to Watch sidebar, which spans multiple countries and includes four…
Italian director Roberto Minervini's documentary-like portrait depicts a segment of Texas society where guns, livestock and the Holy Bible rank as the most important priorities in life.
A plodding Argentine potboiler that examines the country's history of harboring Nazis after WWII, "Wakolda" leadenly reverse-engineers its plot from a reveal most will know from the get-go.
Variety's critics agree to disagree on the best and worst of the fest's 66th edition.