Johnny Depp and producer Jerry Bruckheimer have spoken out for the first time since mega-budget Western “The Lone Ranger” crumbled at the global box office, blaming U.S. critics for one of the…
CRIX ON PIX: Variety reviewers sift through the wreckage of Zack Snyder's Superman reboot and other post-9/11 blockbusters.
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…
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MOSCOW – Dubbed Russia's first Hollywood-style blockbuster, local disaster movie "Metro" topped the country's weekend charts with $4.5 million after a 1,000 print release Feb. 21. "Metro" bested…
A thriller with arthouse bona fides, minimalist in design but shot in 3D, "Charlie Victor Romeo" brings the original 1999 play -- based on black-box cockpit recordings recovered from air disasters -…
Earlier gains offset by dismal sesh; global 4th-quarter promising
Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights to Todd Berger's comedy "It's a Disaster," which premiered in June at the Los Angeles Film Festival.
A toxic device detonated in downtown Los Angeles ruins an otherwise routine couples' brunch in the slow to start, fun to finish "It's a Disaster," a smart, character-driven chamber play in which the…
The youth movement in this year's choice of Oscar hosts didn't alter the show's dynamics, from the opening insert-actors-in-montage sequence (hello, Billy Crystal) to the stiff, awkward banter…
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, Richard Curtis should be tickled. The manicured depiction of London as the cosmopolitan, romantic playground of the 2000s, which reached gratingly…
Brittany Murphy is set to star in “Love and Other Disasters,” a romantic comedy to be directed by Alek Keshishian (“Truth or Dare”). Murphy would play an assistant at U.K. Vogue who’s the catalyst…