Harry Belafonte, who will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at Saturday’s Governors Awards, calls it a "validation" to receive recognition from "an institution that has been so dominant in…
In honor of this week's release of "Interstellar," Variety critics Justin Chang and Andrew Barker trade in-depth notes on Nolan's filmography and personally rank all nine of his features to date.
Often the work of a colorist — like that of an editor, a composer or a sound designer — is most profound when it is invisible to the common viewer. Yet for that reason, color grading and digital…
Jack Bruce, the Scottish bassist and singer best known for his work with 1960s hard rock pioneers Cream, died on Saturday at his home in Suffolk, England. He was 71. Bruce's death was announced by…
Presumably, somewhere on the second floor of composer-songwriter-singer-multi-instrumentalist A.R. Rahman's Los Angeles house one might find a bedroom, or a television, or any of the other trappings…
"It's great to be back. This is so much more fun than directing movies, I can't even begin to tell you." So quipped Jason Reitman at the start of the fourth season of Film Independent's Live Read at…
For his eight-episode HBO docuseries "Sonic Highways," creator, director, executive producer, Foo Fighter and professional cool-older-brother Dave Grohl has hatched a novel premise: With his band and…
Playing a fortysomething patrician woman afflicted with ALS, Hilary Swank gives a sensitive, nuanced illustration of the disease's horrible physical toll in George C. Wolfe's "You're Not You."
Sisters Jennifer and Lynda Lopez had planned to launch a charitable organization since Jennifer was first vaulted into the public eye. Their talks grew more tangible when both were pregnant, and as…
"Left Behind" is cheap-looking, overwrought kitsch of the most unintentionally hilarious order, its eschatological bent representing its only real shot at box office redemption.
Perhaps the worst one can say about "Kill the Messenger" is that it sometimes plays like a condensed version of a first-rate cable miniseries.