Our critics pick the year's best shows, movies and albums
Variety's film critics Peter Debruge and Owen Gleiberman pick the best movies of the year so far, including "Top Gun: Maverick," "The Batman" and "Good Luck to You, Leo Grande."
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Baz Luhrmann's "Elvis," starring Austin Butler and Tom Hanks, is a stylishly on-the-surface spectacle until it takes off in Vegas.
Scott Derrickson's thriller has the trappings of a grungy dread-soaked nightmare, but it's too driven by fantasy to get under your skin.
Mike Judge flows his blitzed and horny bad boys back to the future for a sequel that's just likable enough to get by.
Not everyone can take their own life and spin it into something meaningful. Years in the making, Rebeca Huntt's "Beba" is a revelation.
- Critics Pick
"The Bear," starring "Shameless" breakout Jeremy Allen White and now streaming on Hulu, dives into restaurant culture to find new depth.
"Gordita Chronicles," on HBO Max, resembles a Latina spin on "The Wonder Years."
HBO Max's "Menudo: Forever Young" docuseries revisits the iconic boy band's legacy, and the dark side of abuse that's never been a secret.
"Loot," Apple TV+'s new comedy starring Maya Rudolph, Joel Kim Booster and MJ Rodriguez, has "Parks and Recreation" vibes.
On her great new third album, "Sometimes, Forever," Soccer Mommy paints a cloudy picture, but lets some summer sunshine creep through.
Redd Kross' "Neurotica," one of the best power-pop albums of the '80s, finally gets its due in a beautifully remastered reissue.
Drake momentarily sets aside the hip-hop of "Certified Lover Boy" for dance music on "Honestly, Nevermind," a more satisfying follow-up.
On "Twelve Carat Toothache," Post Malone has a few lighter moments (like a Doja Cat collab), but focuses on songs about bottoming out.
"King James," a play by Rajiv Joseph at L.A.'s Mark Taper Forum, has two LeBron James fans bonding and blowing up over their B-ball hero.
Created by the duo behind the Broadway musical "Bandstand," "Bruce" tries to make fresh waves from the stormy creation of the mega-hit film.
Premiering at Alliance Theatre in Atlanta and aimed at Broadway, this screwball switcheroo has a long way to go before it's a safe bet.
This Broadway-bound musical revival, now at American Repertory Theater, infuses the story of the Continental Congress with 20/20 hindsight.
The racing league's massive media rights jump is indicative of a looming overspend crisis for the TV and streaming biz
The nominations round for the 74th annual Primetime Emmy Awards is now underway.
- Awards By Kevin Tran