In the movie world, the difference between success and failure will always be measured, to a degree, at the box office. But that can't be the only measure. What follows is a semi-objective (as in…
After scoring with “Despicable Me 2” this summer, Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment will release a spin off movie starring the franchise’s yellow Minions to July 10, 2015. The film…
Gina Gershon has joined the cast of coming-of-age comedy "Staten Island Summer," opposite Graham Phillips, Zack Pearlman, Ashley Greene, Kate Walsh and Jim Gaffigan.
Disney will release Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man” on July 31, 2015, rather than the previously scheduled Nov. 6, 2015. The studio gave no reason for the move, but the new date gets Marvel’s next…
Final summer box office came in slightly higher than expected, at $4.75 billion — a new record, up nearly 8% over the $4.4 billion summer benchmark set in 2011. Admissions, at approximately 567…
Variety's critics debate the highs and lows of an unusually paranoid and post-apocalyptic summer movie season.
The glut of big-budget tentpoles left even less room than usual for specialty pics to spread out and catch audience attention this summer.
It’s been more than a decade since Hollywood has tested the power of Oprah Winfrey on the bigscreen. Now, the mogul and thesp is about to hit theaters in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” and the pic’s…
With just three weeks until summer moviegoing peters out after Labor Day weekend, observers already are calling summer 2013 the best ever at the domestic box office. But studios racked up plenty of…
"The Wolverine" may not have met expectations at the box office, but it exceeded them where it counts: It's easily the strongest superhero movie of the summer.
On Aug. 8, the film's writer-director is back with another socially conscious sci-fier, "Elyisum," but this time the budget is far bigger ($120 million-plus) and the cast more star-studded (Matt…