An homage wrapped in a spoof wrapped in a cliche, goofy low-budget punk-vs.-punk opus "The FP" strains as the Trost brothers try to wring a feature out of their like-titled short film.
Two chairs, two pairs of pajamas and two exceptionally creative sketch artists make for a surreal, 90-minute trip through the outer limits of comedy in the Pajama Men's "In the Middle of No One."
A stirring black-empowerment tale that personalizes the civil rights movement through the testimony of domestic servants working in Jackson, Miss., circa 1963.
For a movie about four slackers, "30 Minutes or Less" feels like it's in an awfully big hurry to be over.
A curious chance for humans to revel in their own destruction, "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" makes for an impressive, if predictably downbeat prequel to a franchise famous for unhappy endings.
Nine of the cut-ups featured on Variety's annual 10 Comics to Watch list attended the Just for Laughs confab in Montreal, where "Bridesmaids" director Paul Feig and "Modern Family" co-creator Steven…
P is for punk-spirited, post-Perestroika pastiche in Victor Ginzburg's dauntingly ambitious if somewhat ill-conceived adaptation of "Generation P," a sprawling, largely plotless sociopolitical satire…
Sitting backstage at L.A.'s Largo without the mascara and unruly mop of red hair, Tim Minchin doesn't look like a rock star. But that's the point.
While the concept is more likely to inspire giggles than excitement, "Cowboys & Aliens" is a full-bodied, roundly satisfying yarn.
In a time before raunchy, R-rated laffers competed for the how-low-can-you-go prize, the demand for mature, grown-up romantic comedies resulted in pics as wise and wonderfully character-driven as…