| May 10, 2014
| 8:00 AM
French-born Marion Cotillard has staked out an enviable international career, with a leading lady's glamour and the versatility of a character actress. Following her breakthrough, Oscar-winning performance in "La Vie en Rose," she has appeared in art...
| May 16, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Christopher Nolan fans, prepare for liftoff. A new trailer for "Interstellar" has been released, offering a glimpse of the "Dark Knight" director's spacefaring sci-fi movie starring Matthew McConaughey.
The trailer, which you can watch above, features...
| May 19, 2014
| 6:30 PM
"Edge of Tomorrow" might be one of Tom Cruise's better films in recent memory but will audiences show up to see it? Warner Bros., the film's distributor, hopes so, despite the worrisome lack of buzz as the sci-fi movie nears its June 6 opening....
| Jun 5, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Moviegoers are used to seeing Tom Cruise save the day — usually on the first try. But in the new sci-fi action film "Edge of Tomorrow," directed by Doug Liman and co-starring Emily Blunt, Cruise needs more than a few attempts to foil an alien...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:29 PM
"Isa" is a new made-for-TV science-fiction film, unusual for its bilingual dialogue, Hispanic milieu and the manner of its release: It will severally air over Syfy (tonight at 11:30 p.m.), Chiller (Tuesday, June 17), mun2 (Friday, June 27) and Telemundo...
| May 8, 2014
| 1:19 PM
"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" is jam-packed with all the razzle-dazzle special effects possible. The noisy action scenes are louder, stronger and longer than ever. The quiet moments between CGI circus acts show the softer side of Spidey's life.
| May 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Last month's unexpected appearance by Hans Zimmer conducting an all-female string section behind Pharrell Williams on "Saturday Night Live," it turns out, was just the beginning of Zimmer's newfound performing career.
On July 18, he will join several...
| May 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Composer Hans Zimmer -- the first creative to raise Variety's Billion-Dollar milestone 20-fold since the series was introduced in 1993 -- likes to take chances.
Who else would have:
Â» Recorded a London brass section, electronically processed their...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:06 PM
It should be incredibly dull, just a man in his car on the phone. Yet the new British film "Locke" is gripping in its simplicity, wringing deep, suspenseful drama from a man making difficult decisions from which there will be no turning back. As he drives...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Though its plot and premise are pure science fiction, "Transcendence" goes pleasingly against the genre grain.
A story of the possible perils and pleasures of artificial intelligence that stars Johnny Depp, "Transcendence's" ideas are at least as...
| Apr 16, 2014
"Transcendence" is a most curious name for a movie that never shakes free from those hoary old cliches about the evils of technology and the danger by which man plays at becoming a god. The man in question here is Johnny Depp, whose listless lead...