The first season of “Veep” had its moments, but the praise heaped on this rather obvious political comedy gave it the distinction of being HBO's second-most-overrated half-hour. Season two yields…
Aladdin had his magic lamp. An American couple settles for a special kettle in "The Brass Teapot," a fresh riff on "be careful what you wish for" fables, in which things quickly get out of hand after…
An unremarkable premise -- dim bulbs plot vengeance on employer, said plan goes awry -- is cleverly milked for maximum black-comedy payoff in "Mon ami."
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Sony's "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" seems to be coming together faster than expected, as sources tell Variety the studio is in early talks with Jamie Foxx to play the villain in the movie.
An accessible, briskly paced and occasionally schematic adventure that could find its way into the hearts of unlikely auds via a kid-centric story and a solid perf by Stephen Dorff.
Matt Walsh ("Veep") has joined the cast of Steve Quale's untitled tornado thriller at New Line opposite Arlen Escarpeta, Jeremy Sumpter, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Max Deacon and Nathan Kress.
One of the most highly anticipated events of the first full day of Austin's SXSW Music Festival was Fiona Apple's return to the stage to preview her forthcoming album -- her first since 2005's…
Visual effects company Rhythm & Hues Studios has pacted for three new ventures in Taiwan: a film investment fund, a new visual effects facility and a cloud computing center for the vfx and animation…
When the Upright Citizens Brigade opened its second New York location Oct. 29, Amy Poehler was there, improvising for disciples who often hear her name but rarely see her.
Musician-actor Willie Nelson has launched a film production shingle dubbed Luck Films, based in Luck, Texas.