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."
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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.
PHOTOS: The Best Films of 2013 (So Far) Conventional wisdom has it that the studios, ever mindful of awards season, tend to reserve their quality movies for year’s end. Certainly that seems to have…
A defiantly unclassifiable cross-genre experiment that simultaneously reinvents and regurgitates low-budget British cinema as it goes.
The animation community was shocked to learn that the "Despicable Me 2" team were recasting Al Pacino's role with Benjamin Bratt less than six weeks before the film's Annecy festival premiere.
No longer simply the sidekick, Tonto gets top billing in Disney's extravagant Lone Ranger reboot, which partners a heavily face-painted Johnny Depp with the blandly handsome Armie Hammer.