| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:14 PM
"It's the same case -- do the same thing!"
So barks Ice Cube to Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill in the new expletive-filled red-band trailer for their upcoming buddy-cop comedy "22 Jump Street," which finds the latter two once again starring as goofball...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
MGM Holdings has reported a 97% jump in 2013 earnings and an 11% gain in revenues, thanks to "Skyfall," its two "Hobbit" films, "Vikings" and "Teen Wolf."
The privately held studio announced earnings last year of $122 million, nearly double the $62...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:01 PM
The burgeoning "Lego Movie" franchise has a new master builder: Chris McKay, who served as animation co-director on the first film.
McKay has been hired to direct the 2017 sequel, according to a Deadline Hollywood report, taking the reins from "Lego...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Coming off the enthusiastic reception of the Bennett Miller-directed drama "Foxcatcher" at the Cannes Film Festival last month, Channing Tatum looks to be working toward his own version of a McConaissance.
Like Matthew McConaughey, who made the leap...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 271 individuals to become members, with the list reflecting the org's determination to bring more diversity to its ranks.
Every year, the list of invitations includes several recent Oscar...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"Transformers: Age of Extinction" has obliterated the box office, hauling in a higher-than-expected $41.6 million Stateside on Friday, the biggest opening day of the year.
The robots look to do more damage en route to a whopping $104 million-plus debut...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 7:57 AM
The peculiar sweetness of "21 Jump Street" has taken a hiatus in "22 Jump Street," a brazen sequel that's both slightly disappointing and a reliable, often riotous "laffer" in the old Variety trade-magazine parlance. No question about it, I laffed, more...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill are back on the case in "22 Jump Street," and it's almost exactly the same case: Two bumbling cops go undercover as students (last time it was high school, this time it's college) to bust a drug ring.
In the hands of...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 3:09 PM
The cops are beating up the dragon.
"22 Jump Street," the sequel to the hit about two inept cops who infiltrate a high school, seems to have scored a triumph in the clash of the sequels in this weekend's box office. The new film got off to a solid...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The property value on Jump Street just increased significantly.
“22 Jump Street,” Sony’s R-rated followup to the successful 2012 buddy comedy “21 Jump Street,” topped the domestic box office with a whopping $60 million over...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:00 AM
When it's hot, as in summertime hot, it can feel like your brain doesn't work right. Which may partly explain why the summer is such a peak season for stupid movies, the sorts of loud, outsized, clanging behemoths that people mean when they typically...