Although L.A. mayor Eric Garcetti was traveling out of state, he sent his well wishes for Variety’s Artisans party, which celebrates the below-the-line community. “Entertainment isn’t just about…
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The large-scale destructiveness he has previously wreaked upon public and private property (including entire cities), Michael Bay visits on the human body in "Pain & Gain," a pulverizing steroidal…
A pulverizing steroidal farce based on a bizarre-but-true kidnapping-and-murder case
Offering a more straight-faced brand of idiocy than its cheerfully dumb 2009 predecessor, "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" might well have been titled "G.I. Joe: Regurgitation."
Southern goth-chic gets a swoony supernatural makeover in "Beautiful Creatures," a teen franchise-starter that suggests what "Twilight" might have looked like with a reasonable budget, a competent…
Iconic scores for Bond, "Les Mis" required special care
A film with a concept this strange has no right to be so dully formulaic.
In Thursday's unveiling of the nominees for the 85th Academy Awards, there are milestones, both big and small, and noteworthy bits of biz history. Among them:
‘Lincoln’ tops Oscar noms with 12 | The nominations | The scorecard | Reactions to the nominations | Music brings contrasts, global view MOTION PICTURE OF THE YEAR:“Amour” – Nominees to be…
Pairing Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen as a neurotic New Jersey mother-son odd couple, then sending the two on a road trip through Texas and the South, Anne Fletcher's "The Guilt Trip" would seem to…