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.
Like so many international cinephiles, Karel Och considers American movies of the 1970s among the high points of film history. The difference between Och — who serves as artistic director of the…
They don't get along onscreen, but Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy have a field day in "The Heat," playing a reluctant buddy-cop pair in an R-rated comedy that sacrifices action for consistent…
For the past two semesters, I have been teaching a graduate film studies course at Dodge College. The truth is, no one learned more from the experience than I did.
This unusually reflective film superficially resembles Jason Statham's other work just enough to confound those expecting another brainless, brawny thriller.
Travelers passing through LAX's newly renovated Tom Bradley Intl. Terminal will now have seven massive media installations to help make the time fly.
"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.