Variety's chief film critic Justin Chang participated in a Reddit AMA this morning, where he answered questions ranging from his favorite movie to how he avoids tabloid noise surrounding celebrities…
It was a night of laughs and tributes to “12 Years a Slave,” “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “Fruitvale Station” and other pics at the fifth annual African-American Film Critics Assn. awards. Variety…
Variety has promoted Justin Chang to chief film critic and Peter Debruge to chief international film critic, both sharing the top mantle with Scott Foundas, establishing a dynamic trio of reviewers…
Alfonso Cuaron's white-knuckle space odyssey restores a sense of wonder, terror and possibility to the bigscreen that should inspire awe among critics and audiences worldwide.
A "Cars" spinoff so overrun with broad cultural stereotypes that it should come with free ethnic-sensitivity training for impressionable kids.
Despite a bigger-is-better philosophy, this globe-trotting action-comedy keeps real thrills and laughs at a modest trickle.
The squarest, clunkiest and certainly loudest movie of Guillermo del Toro's career plays like an extended 3D episode of "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" on very expensive acid.
James Wan's sixth feature is a sensationally entertaining old-school freakout and one of the smartest, most viscerally effective thrillers in recent memory.
This found-footage tale of astronauts searching for signs of life near Jupiter is a reasonably plausible and impressively controlled achievement.
This zippy, bright-minded prequel scarcely needed to exist, yet makes for perfectly agreeable entertainment now that it does
Variety's Justin Chang reflects on his first exchange -- a contentious one -- with the late critic, and how Roger Ebert's grace opened the door to deeper discussion and appreciation of film.