Warner Bros. and DC are starting to rev up their solo DC properties with the studio tapping “300: Rise of an Empire” scribe Kurt Johnstad to write one script and “Gangster Squad” writer Will Beall to…
MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A SERIES "Arrested Development" David Schwartz › Two previous noms › Episode: "Flight of the Phoenix" › Series' signature Tahitian ukelele, jazzy themes return; rare score nod…
Like a lot of the funniest satire at the Onion, a serious message often lurks beneath the jokes. So when the humor website published a fake memo Monday from an executive at CNN.com justifying…
Scoring for television has always had something of a catchall element to it. Some composers frantically clef away to keep pace with a merciless week-to-week deadline, while others (particularly on…
Warner Bros. is showing its faith in Will Beall, as the "Gangster Squad" scribe has signed a blind two script deal with the studio.
Warner Bros. is showing its faith in Will Beall, as the “Gangster Squad” scribe has signed a blind two script deal with the studio. Though it’s not known which films will be part of the deal, the…
The Kevin Spacey vehicle isn't without some annoying tics, and feels a little late boarding the bandwagon of projects with Washington politics as a backdrop.
"When I Walk" is Jason DaSilva's video-diary portrait of his own struggles with multiple sclerosis, which struck without warning when he was 25 and has drastically reduced his physical abilities…
A mesmerizing psychological thriller with a bruised and battered killer whale at its center.
"Premium Rush" deftly straddles the line between stupid and clever for the entirety of its brisk running time.
A while back former Variety topper Peter Bart did a radio interview in which he recalled how different it was to be a studio executive back in the 1970s. "In those days," he said, "you could make a…