“I never understood why anybody would want to be an artist when they could be a window dresser," says Simon Doonan, the man who's been a window dresser — and a lot more — for some 30 years now. "If…
Best Drama Series WINNER "Breaking Bad" – AMC "Downton Abbey" – PBS "Game of Thrones" – HBO "Homeland" – Showtime "House of Cards" – Netflix "Mad Men" – AMC Best Comedy Series "The Big Bang Theory"…
Having just finished the drama panel at the Variety Emmy Elite Showrunners Breakfast, we now move on to comedy. Our panelists: exec producers Judd Apatow of “Girls,” Steve Molaro of “The Big Bang…
Costa Rican writer-director Gustavo Fallas' agreeable first feature is an unassuming slice of modern neorealism.
ROME – Italian screenwriter, author, and playwright Vincenzo Cerami, who was Oscar-nommed for penning Roberto Benigni’s "Life is Beautiful" and worked with top Italo helmers, including Marco…
A top model who's lined up contracts with a number of fashion designers, Vacth, a native of Lyon, decided to shake up her smooth, cool image by taking the lead role in a film that raises disturbing…
As with all such carte-blanche extravaganzas (increasingly rare in this cautious Hollywood age), it exudes an undeniable fascination — at least for a while.
Singer-actress Deanna Durbin, who was the highest-paid female star in Hollywood in 1947 but quit the biz the following year at the age of 26, has died, her fan club announced Tuesday. No date or…
Montana Artists has signed 1st AD Dan "Laz" Lazarovits ("The Frozen Ground"), production designer Alan Bainee ("Intruders"), d.p. Cameron Duncan ("Southland") and costume designer Kim Wilcox ("Nobody…
NBC has ordered a pilot from Universal Television and creator Bryan Fuller that will reinvent 1960s comedy series "The Munsters" as a one-hour drama.
This is the kind of sparsely plotted comedy that depends on compelling characters, but it stars two young actors defined by ironic detachment.