CBS' ambitious series "Under the Dome" is leading the charge among the broadcasters to recapture viewers and advertising dollars that have fled to cable during the summer months.
From the April 30, 2013 issue of Variety
Following is some field reporting from the couch-potato fryer. Like the presentations themselves, we start off serious and get progressively sillier.
Hollywood and L.A. literati are joining forces May 5 to shine a spotlight on censorship, as nonprofit PEN Center USA gears up for its Forbidden Fruit: Readings From Banned Works of Literature…
Jimmy Kimmel takes his Lie Witness segment to Coachella, where slightly dazed scenesters enthusiastically endorse every fictitious band the interviewer comes up with — even Obesity Epidemic.
When it comes to Universal's "Fast and the Furious" franchise, the cars have been as much of a star attraction as the actors behind the wheel.
Justin Lin's feature debut as a solo helmer, Better Luck Tomorrow, hit Sundance in 2002. Its subject matter wasn't too unfamiliar: a group of high-achieving Asian-American high school kids who lead…
Hardly a low-budget actioner in 2001, when it was made for around $38 million, "The Fast and the Furious" sequels now cost Universal Pictures north of $125 million for.
Imagine that you are 42 years old, your last three films earned over $1.1 billion at the worldwide box office, you have transformed a sagging franchise into a robust film series, and you are a native…
Perfect Storm has been building quietly, but look for it to break loudly in the weeks and months to come.
A recent study by researchers in India and the U.K. has reinforced a strict anti-smoking campaign begun last year by the central board of film classification.
Marcos Scherer — CEO of Brazil's Imagem Filmes, a big distributor in an ever bigger market — hunkers down to work each morning in Florianopolis.