Jon Stewart makes his bigscreen writing and directing debut on Open Road's "Rosewater," which was shot for $5 million in Jordan. The results are great, and Stewart is quick to credit his artisan…
From the November 19, 2013 issue of Variety
Interesting nature-nurture debate gets lost a bit in MTV reality show's "journey."
The Netflix CEO is especially bullish on Google's Chromecast — touting the cheap adapter as "the all-time great stocking-stuffer" in an exclusive interview with Variety.
Electronics manufacturers have added new curves to its devices in an attempt to boost sales of everything from mobile phones to large HDTVs for the home.
As underscored by the recent movement on a couple of projects — including a developing stage version of "The Princess Bride" and a play adaptation of "Shakespeare in Love" gearing up for a 2014 West…
Beginning with "Beauty and the Beast" in 1994, Disney Theatrical Productions has mined The Mouse's material for the stage. Here's a look at its productions and projects being developed for the stage.
These should be banner times for the TV news organizations — Obamacare crises are good for ratings — but the newsies seem too caught up in internal melodramas and scheduling shuffles to…
The daughter of a surgeon and a nurse, Ellen Hoberman grew up believing from her father's example that health care was a universal right, not a privilege only for those with the means to pay.
This holiday season, Fox's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" and Disney's "Saving Mr. Banks" are testing the boundaries of what it means to be an all-audience film, as studios strive to strike the…
This year, there are seven movies with predominantly family appeal that will bow throughout this month and next, compared with only five in 2012, and 10 each in 2010 and 2006.
Presents for Every Style: Whatever the goal of Hollywood giving — to sincerely thank or just wow — Variety's list is stuffed with gifts that suit everyone.