Showrunner Mike Schur reflects on 12 turning points in 'Parks and Rec' history.
One of Scandinavia’s best-known directors, Bent Hamer sat with Variety to discuss his latest film, “1001 Grams,” Norway’s foreign-language Oscar candidate, and his English-language debut project…
A lot of people in showbiz are rich and famous, but most of them have higher aspirations: They want to be George Clooney. That's not just because of his success, taste, humor and home in Italy's Lake…
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. is sort of the journalistic equivalent of the College of Cardinals. A small but powerful group of older individuals, representing territories across the globe…
Lee Daniels, co-creator of Fox's new series "Empire," is the first to admit that musically he's "stuck in the world of Diana Ross and Donna Summer," so the director of "Precious" and "The Butler" may…
The precipitous decline in work for L.A.'s studio musicians over the past 15 years, as outlined in a recent white paper, has many of them debating what can be done about it — and whether their own…
Producing a TV series with original songs in every episode is always an ambitious undertaking. And precious few of them have succeeded. ABC's landmark Robert Morse musical "That's Life" (1968)…
Norah Jones might have resuscitated Blue Note Records with her adult contemporary balladry, but pianist-composer Jason Moran might be the jazz label's poster boy for the future.
Damian Szifron, whose "Wild Tales" is repping Argentina in the Oscar foreign-language race, is no stranger to rousing success. His first project, the darkly comic 2002-03 TV series "Los Simuladores"…
From the armed forces to backstage on Broadway to a stylized hotel, memorable moments in 2014's top films.