“Toy Story” is back in theaters with Tom Hanks and Tim Allen reprising their roles as Woody and Buzz in the fourth film in the beloved animated franchise.
With so many sequels underperforming this summer at the box office — from “Dark Phoenix” to “Men In Black: International” to “Shaft” — “Toy Story 4” is expected to reverse that trend and make hundreds of millions of dollars. Variety chief film critic Owen Gleiberman believes the new movie is the best sequel of the entire “Toy Story” franchise.
Variety senior correspondent Elizabeth Wagmeister sits down with Gleiberman to discuss what makes the film so good, its chances at an Oscar, plus, will this actually be the final film in the world of “Toy Story?”
Variety’s chief film critic Peter Debruge breaks down the chances of the horror movie sequel becoming a second box office success for the Stephen King franchise. “It’s different from all the other horror movies that are out there. I think you’ve got a lot of really intelligent horror movies being made like what Jordan Peele [...]
Taylor Swift’s first album under her new label, Republic, had massive pre-sale numbers, nearly reaching one million sales before the album even dropped — and all signs are pointing to “Lover” being a huge success. “Lover” is also the first album from Swift to be released after her very public feud with mega music manager [...]
Warning! Do not watch unless you’re ready for “Stranger Things” season three spoilers! After nearly two years, “Stranger Things” is back on Netflix, and fans will have plenty of time to binge it over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. The Hawkins kids are back to fight their biggest threat ever from the Upside Down, [...]
The biggest stars in television stepped out on the Emmy purple carpet on Sunday night in a stunning display of gowns and vivacious looks. Fashion expert Brooke Jaffe, who visited Variety’s set after the show, picked some of her favorite dresses of the night, which included Zendaya’s truly enviable Vera number and Mandy Moore in […]
One of the big winners this Emmy night was “Fleabag” creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge. However the beloved series wasn’t always a sure bet. Phoebe Waller-Bridge told Variety that the sudden Hollywood validation has made her feel like she’s no longer crazy for loving it so much. Popular on Variety
The real reason behind Forky’s odd name choice.