Tribeca Film Review: ‘Always Shine’

April 16, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Hitchcockian doubles from Hollywood’s lowest rungs retreat to Big Sur for a weekend of hiking, drinking and mutual torment in “Always Shine.”

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‘The Birth of a Nation’ First Trailer Debuts

April 15, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A day after stirring up buzz at CinemaCon, Fox Searchlight has released the first trailer for the Sundance Film Festival hit “The Birth of a Nation.” Nate Parker — this year’s CinemaCon breakthrough director of the year award winner — wrote, directed, produced and stars in the period drama. More to come.

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Tribeca Film Review: ’30 for 30: This Magic Moment’

April 15, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

ESPN’s “30 for 30” documentary series vacillates between in-depth profundity and carefree superficiality, and its latest installment, “This Magic Moment,” lands somewhere between those two poles.

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Chinese ‘Hide And Seek’ Shoots for Village Roadshow Asia (EXCLUSIVE)

April 14, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Principal photography is now underway on “Hide And Seek,” a Chinese adaptation of a Korean suspense thriller.

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CinemaCon: Asia Expands Domination of Global Box Office

April 13, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Asia’s domination of the global box office became stronger in 2015, according to the the MPAA's annual report on world theatrical business.

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Film Review: Meryl Streep in ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’

April 13, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The show's not over 'til the flat lady sings in "Florence Foster Jenkins," Stephen Frears' bright, bubbly and suitably ear-bursting biopic of surely the least gifted chanteuse ever to sell out Carnegie Hall.

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Film Review: ‘Barbershop: The Next Cut’

April 13, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

After all the other long-deferred sequels that have come and gone this year, “Barbershop: The Next Cut” can’t help but feel like a model of form, durability and purpose.

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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ First Trailer Arrives

April 7, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Disney released the first trailer for “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” Thursday morning on Good Morning America. “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” hits theaters on Dec. 16. More to come.

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CinemaCon: Korean Immersive Format ScreenX Targets Hollywood And China

April 7, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Unwrapping its ScreenX immersive technology at CinemaCon, CJ-CGV hopes to dazzle exhibitors and filmmakers from Hollywood and China.

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Brett Ratner, Danis Tanovic, Yojiro Takita Join Beijing Festival Jury

April 7, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Brett Ratner will head the jury at the Beijing International Film Festival which gets underway later this month

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