| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Todd Holland and Karey Nixon Burke's Dark Toy Entertainment has signed a two-year overall deal with ABC Studios, Variety has learned.
The producing partners, who had previously been under an overall deal with Universal TV, recently finished the pilot...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:30 PM
As an actor, James Franco has developed a reputation as someone who likes to mix things up: A feature film here, a soap opera there. And elsewhere, he has taught classes on filmmaking.
This Sunday, however, he will be the star of a 90-second Ford...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The M Word
At a struggling Los Angeles TV station, a children's show actress leads her female colleagues as new management arrives from New York on a cost-cutting mission. With Tanna Frederick, Michael Imperioli and Gregory Harrison....
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival has filled out its 2014 feature slate with a starry Spotlight section as well as midnight and special screenings, a group that taken together includes a new movie written by Joss Whedon, the directorial debut of Courteney...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:02 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Undateable Justin and Danny's (Brent Morin,...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:08 AM
John Oliver wrapped up his summer-long stint as temporary host of “The Daily Show” on Thursday night, a three-month period which, contrary to conventional wisdom, has been remarkably busy on the news front.
Oliver made his debut the very day...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 4:55 AM
Analyst Brian Billick and play-by-play announcer Thom Brennaman delivered smart, smooth and informative coverage of the Ravens’ victory over the Dallas Cowboys Sunday on Fox.
The entire production — from Laura Okmin’s sideline reports...
| May 25, 2012
| 9:52 AM
Most movie updates of television shows aren't that successful, but this smart and genuinely amusing take on the former Fox series - which launched Johnny Depp to stardom - teams Jonah Hill (also a writer and producer here) and Channing Tatum as novice...
| Mar 12, 2012
Consider yourself lucky, Newt Gingrich. If Rob Riggle were still on “The Daily Show,” he would be all over you.
“I think there’s a lot—and I don’t mean this in a mean way—but I think there’s just a lot of...
| Mar 15, 2012
*** (out of four)
Part action movie spoof, part coming-of-age comedy and mostly hilarious, “21 Jump Street” gives the genre of “unexpected remakes of not especially significant ’80s TV shows” a good name.
The cop drama that...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 2:01 PM
For the second week in a row, the biggest studio release is the first live-action feature from a director coming from animation. Or we should say — in the case of “21 Jump Street” — directors. The team of Phil Lord and...