Six years ago, Jordan Kerner was the first appointment John Mauceri made as chancellor of the U. of North Carolina School of the Arts.
"The Conjuring" is the real deal: A well-made haunted house movie full of genuine claw-the-armrest scares.
Every film that opens theatrically is accompanied by a press kit full of valuable background information about the production, talent involved and the filmmakers' intentions. Unlike the articles and…
Coogler's film isn't the flashiest or most original movie ever to win Sundance, but in its carefully observed, unvarnished portrait of middle-class African-American life, and its acute sense of…
Variety has been spotlighting up-and-coming comics for more than a decade, shining early lights on everyone from Louis C.K. to Patton Oswalt, Zach Galifianakis, Aziz Ansari and Aubrey Plaza. This…
Judging by the numbers, the 'Despicable Me' creatures' appeal is undeniable, and yet, Illumination honcho Chris Meledandri is also eager to introduce the studio's next batch of unique characters.
Jenny Slate has done standup and sketch comedy, viral videos and Web series. She even did a season of "Saturday Night Live."
I wanted to love "Pacific Rim" more. I suspect that's a feeling most film critics had. After all, Guillermo del Toro is one of the good guys, a fantasy director with a poet's soul. And the reviews…
Comedy Central is enabling comedy fans to buy standup specials for $5 a pop through a new online marketplace suggested by the trailblazing model first employed by comedian Louis C.K.
Considering all the gnarls and twists the pic's plot actually has in store, the trailer does a remarkably clean job of setting up the premise, the players and the basic concept of a thriller that…
In DreamWorks Animation's winsome toon "Turbo," a junior speed maven dreams of competing in the Indianapolis 500. There's just one small problem: He's a snail.