From the August 06, 2013 issue of Variety
I do my best to shield my son from offensive lyrics while still cultivating his love for pop songs. The problem is that the music industry makes it difficult for parents like me to serve up his…
The Hong Kong director's painstaking preparation puts actors and audiences in the mood for kung fu.
Among the Emmy nominations “SNL” received was for hair and makeup on the Jan. 19 episode hosted by Jennifer Lawrence. Sketches included parodies of "The Hobbit" and "Hunger Games." Bettie O. Rogers…
When CollegeHumor decided to make its first feature film, "Coffee Town," it wasn't entirely clear how to maximize a full-length digital and VOD release.
The 28-year-old Godfrey Gao has appeared in several Taiwanese TV dramas, including "Bull Fighting" and "The Queen of SOP" and films like Tsui Hark's "All About Women."
"Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa," a bigscreen version of a British comedy favorite, broke a lot of showbiz rules on the way to its Aug. 7 bow in the U.K.
In 2012, when Disney completed its $450 million buyout of Indian conglom UTV, there was concern in Indian filmmaking circles that the company's motion picture arm would abandon edgy pics like the…
Netflix may not have presented at this summer's Television Critics Assn. tour, but its presence was felt nonetheless.
Last week offered some big plot twists in the ongoing saga of Silvio Berlusconi, who was sentenced to jail just a few days after sealing an important and strategic deal for his Italian pay-TV service.
One Emmy-nominated routine from “Dancing With the Stars” had Derek Hough replicating Fred Astaire's famous "dancing on the walls and ceiling" routine from "Royal Wedding." Conrad Green, executive…