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.
Variety's critics agree to disagree on the best and worst of the fest's 66th edition.
If Larry Clark went to the French island of Corsica and made a film, it might look an awful lot like this sexy adolescent thriller.
Stereoscopic cinema desperately needs some wild, artistic directors to experiment with the format, though this clumsy omnibus amounts to little more than a vanity commission by the town of Guimaraes…