Subbing character actor Jeremy Renner into a franchise that requires Matt Damon-caliber magnetism, series scribe Tony Gilroy takes over the helming duties with an overlong sequel that features too…
Before the 2012 presidential election has a chance to get really nasty, "The Campaign" vigorously swoops in to satirize how low things can go between a pair of rival Congressional candidates.
When it comes to Bond, maybe the world I>is/I> enough. In "Moonraker," a madman named Hugo Drax hatches an elaborate plan to launch into space, poison every living thing on earth and then return with…
Diversity is the star of Ernesto M. Foronda and Silas Howard's "Sunset Stories," a deliberately nontraditional romantic comedy that embraces the sort of actors -- and characters -- typically…
A Latino tranny bar tells its own story, courtesy of the performance crew who transformed the space into a once-a-week hipster hangout, in "Wildness," named after the outre art/fashion/music night…
The cut-ups showed up en masse for Variety's 10 Comics to Watch event sponsored by Cohen Gardner at the Just for Laughs comedy fest in Montreal on Thursday.
James Bond had it easy there for awhile. Naturally, there were imitators in which actors such as Dean Martin ("The Silencers"), James Coburn ("Our Man Flint") and Michael Caine ("The Ipcress File")…
A rousing, frequently rowdy comedy with considerable crossover appeal, thanks to a pair of juicy lead perfs by Brenda Fricker and Olympia Dukakis.
When NakedSword producers approached experimental short filmmaker Travis Mathews about making an amateur porn feature in the vein of his "In Their Room" series, they seem to have overlooked the…
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