Playback: Edgar Wright on ‘Baby Driver,’ Music and Walking Away From ‘Ant-Man’

June 22, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The filmmaker has come from sneaking into Pinewood Studios to edit his debut feature to making a decades-in-the-making dream project a reality.

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Concert Review: Roger Waters’ Latest Pink Floyd Experience Dings Trump, Hails Motherhood and Resistance

June 22, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

How political does it get? Let’s just say that, if you’re a Donald Trump supporter, you may want to extend your bathroom break at intermission by an extra 20 minutes or so. Oh, let’s be safe and say a half-hour…

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‘The Bachelorette’ Recap: Rachel Deals With a Whole Lot of Man Drama

June 20, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Wait, was the Bachelor franchise in the news this week or something? Considering the amount of attention that “Bachelor in Paradise” has received since the last episode of “The Bachelorette” aired, one might expect the show to somehow address the situation. Maybe some sort of statement? An acknowledgement that there are still unanswered questions? Instead,...

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Film Review: ‘Chameleon’

June 17, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A precisely engineered chamber piece that will sharply divide audiences with both its coolly distanced style and incendiary yet somewhat baffling content.

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Annecy Film Review: ‘Despicable Me 3’

June 14, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The discovery of Gru's twin brother Dru pushes the Minions to the margins in an amusing but over-stuffed sequel to Illumination's hit franchise.

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TV News Roundup: VH1 Sets ‘Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party’ Season 2 Premiere Date

June 14, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

In today’s roundup, “Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party” gets a Season 2 premiere date, while Cartoon Network releases an original heroic cartoon series. DATES VH1 announced the return of “Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party” for Monday, Oct. 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The second season will include some unique cuisines as Martha Stewart...

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Film Review: ‘Camera Obscura’

June 7, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Camera Obscura” is best in its first half, when assured direction and strong lead performances create an insinuating atmosphere of suspense that may or may not be supernatural in origin.

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Film Review: ‘Letters from Baghdad’

June 3, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The real jewels of the film are the scores of archival films from the early 1900s through the 1930s, many retaining their original tinting and stencil colors, offering a window into Bell’s world.

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Cannes Film Review: ‘After the War’

May 28, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

For those wondering where director Zambrano’s sympathies lie, it’s not with the terrorist: Lamberti is a complex character yet his overriding trait is egotism.

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Cannes Film Review: Robert Pattinson in ‘Good Time’

May 25, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Those already acquainted with the young oeuvre of Benny and Josh Safdie — the multitasking fraternal auteur duo with a joint eye to the social fringes of New York City — may see the title of their third narrative feature as a kind of perverse in-joke.

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