RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Action (Movie Genre)

A collection of news and information related to Action (Movie Genre) published by this site and its partners.

Top Action (Movie Genre) Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • Six North Korea-themed movies that beat Rogen and Franco to the punch

    Six North Korea-themed movies that beat Rogen and Franco to the punch
    North Korea is rattling its saber over Seth Rogen and James Franco's upcoming comedy, "The Interview," about a plot to assassinate the country's real-life leader, Kim Jong Un. A spokesperson for the nation's Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the...
  • Delightful 'El Henry' is a multicultural mash-up

     Delightful 'El Henry' is a multicultural mash-up
    Location, location, location. The old real estate dictum apparently applies to the theater — at least to judge by the perfectly placed "El Henry," the latest in La Jolla Playhouse's site-specific Without Walls series. This lively, Chicano-...
  • Israeli Filmmaker Talya Lavie Commands Attention With Femme-Centered Military Movie

    Israeli cinema has long had a love affair with army stories, with some of them -- Ari Folman's "Waltz With Bashir," Joseph Cedar's "Beaufort" and Amos Gitai's "Kippur" -- plunging deep into the nation's military heart and exposing the vulnerabilities...
  • 'The Human Race' is an eerie, violent sci-fi survival tale

    'The Human Race' is an eerie, violent sci-fi survival tale
    Despite visual and thematic echoes from many other sci-fi thrillers — the "Hunger Games" movies, the Japanese action hit "Battle Royale," even David Cronenberg's "Scanners" — writer-director Paul Hough's low-budget, high-energy "The Human...
  • What if Marvel directors cast their former stars?

    What if Marvel directors cast their former stars?
    When Adam McKay was announced, and then unannounced, as a contender to direct "Ant Man," moviedom's hive mind began racing at the possibilities. Did that mean Will Ferrell could potentially star as the insectoid hero? Could John C. Reilly could play his...
  • Film Review: 'Lullaby'

    With a solemnity belied by his last name, sometime-actor-producer-painter-sculptor Andrew Levitas makes a doggedly personal and downbeat directorial debut with "Lullaby," about a family that gathers for its patriarch's imminent cancer death. The name...
  • Batman’s milestone year: 75 enduring images of the Dark Knight

     
    Has it really been 75 years since Gotham first saw the Bat? Seventy-five years of vengeance, brooding detective work and […]...
  • ‘Edge of Tomorrow’: Tom Cruise on dying for Doug Liman in sci-fi thriller

     
    Less than 15 minutes into the sci-fi action thriller “Edge of Tomorrow,” Tom Cruise does something unusual. It’s an act […]...
  • E3 2014: ‘Halo: The Master Chief Collection’ due for Xbox One on Nov. 11

     
    A brand new “Halo” video game won't be released until late 2015, but the game's titular hero, Master Chief, won't […]...
  • Juck Somsaman: Why the Asian Pacific Animation Scene Is Booming

    One of the key narratives at the Annecy festival's International Animation Film Market (MIFA) is the burgeoning attendance of participants from Asia. Variety spoke to Juck Somsaman from Thailand's The Monk Studios, whose "Duck Fight: Fist of the Feather"...
  • 'Lone Survivor' Debuts on Home Video Sales Chart at No. 1

    School's out - and the parade of hot new theatricals that enjoyed success at the box office earlier this year has officially begun. No wonder, then, that the three top-selling discs during the week ending June 8 are all new releases: Universal Studios'...