"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…
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.