Sion Sono trawls sub-Tarantino B-movie-pastiche territory with this tedious, over-the-top gorefest.
Docus on the Beatles, jazz pianist James Booker and outlaw rocker Jerry McGill are among the highlights of L.A.'s Don't Knock the Rock film fest slated for Aug. 31-Sept. 2 at Cinefamily. Spearheaded…
Many people think that Jon Hamm has won an Emmy for "Mad Men." Not true. But the show's four consecutive victories in drama series make people assume everyone with the "Mad Men" universe has been…
The Weinstein Company is launching a don't-spoil-the-surprise campaign surrounding its upcoming release of its upcoming J.D. Salinger documentary "Salinger."
The Cupertino, Calif., behemoth behind the iPad and the iPhone is digging out an old advertising recipe in hopes of making a splash while consumers wait for its Next Big iThing. Fueled by sales of…
3D isn't dead, but it has plateaued and is going to be stuck at about this level until the technology improves.
CRIX ON PIX: Variety reviewers sift through the wreckage of Zack Snyder's Superman reboot and other post-9/11 blockbusters.
Universal Pictures has won the rights to the spec “Don't Mess With Texas” which has Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara set to star. David Feeney and John Quaintance penned the script and Witherspoon…
Mohammad Rasoulof's slow-burning, clandestinely made fifth feature is a brave, challenging look at Iran's feared security apparatus.
The best part about “Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck” comes at the very end, when viewers are informed the producer/executive got to see the finished film three…