The new musical "Kinky Boots," running in Chicago prior to a March launch on Broadway, has a lot going for it. There's a spirited charm; a broad message of acceptance; a surprisingly effective…
Producer/philanthropist Steve Bing has agreed to donate $30 million towards the Motion Picture and Television Fund's goal of $350 million in one of the largest recent gifts to the fund.
A toxic device detonated in downtown Los Angeles ruins an otherwise routine couples' brunch in the slow to start, fun to finish "It's a Disaster," a smart, character-driven chamber play in which the…
Hollywood and its supporters are feeling something akin to a hangover following the sidelining of the Stop Online Piracy Act and a companion bill in the Senate.
Finally addressing at length the issue of an estimated half million Romani people killed by the Nazis during WWII, "A People Uncounted" joins "Paragraph 175" (about homosexuals) and the myriad…
Taking its cue from the uneven-sided triangle after which it is named, "Scalene" presents three disparate accounts of a central event, the rape of a college girl by the mentally handicapped…
Kim Ki-duk must have had fun writing "Poongsan," an action-romancer about a South Korean guy whose ability to smuggle people and objects out of North Korea gets him tangled up with the secret service.
After playing sinister characters in "The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford" and "The Killer Inside Me," Casey Affleck is joining the fight for good, as he's in negotiations to…
The selection process for picking the lawyers on Variety's first-ever Hollywood Law: Up Next list took no account of the candidates' gender. When the final list emerged, virtually half of the…
"The Birth of a Nation" is the main title David Wark Griffith, the director-in-chief of the Mutual Film Corporation, gave to his picturized version of Thomas Dixon's story of the South, "The…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar