The conflict of a divided soul — personal, political and national — sears onstage in A.R.T.'s sprawling, heady and thoroughly gripping drama "All the Way," starring Bryan Cranston ("Breaking Bad") as…
Show biz figures like Oprah Winfrey, Forest Whitaker and LeAnn Rimes appeared at the Lincoln Memorial on Wednesday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. “It’s an opportunity…
When Daily Variety covered the March on Washington, the banner headline the day after the historic civil rights event read, “March Tramples on D.C. Boxoffice; Showfolk Figure in Demonstration.” The…
"Lee Daniels' The Butler" dares to question why an industry so receptive to Holocaust stories has been so reluctant to produce more movies about the myriad human-rights violations perpetrated on our…
Oprah Winfrey is among the recipients of this year’s Presidential Medal of Freedom, joining a group that includes former President Bill Clinton, jazz musician Arturo Sandoval and country singer…
The Weinstein Co. has unveiled the first posters for "Lee Daniels’ The Butler," four days after it was forced to change the title from “The Butler.” Both posters show a white-gloved Forest Whitaker…
Cable news nets continued their marathon coverage of the George Zimmerman trial Sunday morning, after Zimmerman’s “not guilty” verdict arrived around 10 p.m. EST Saturday night, leaving many nets to…
When "CBS This Morning" did a segment on the Warner Bros.-Weinstein Co. title tug-of-war over "The Butler" on Tuesday, what most viewers probably came away with was here was an upcoming summer…
The fight over naming rights to Lee Daniels’ “The Butler” continues with an angry letter from Warner Bros. to the Weinstein Co.’s attorney David Boies. In Thursday’s letter, Warner Bros. asserts that…
A surprisingly non-shrill and sobersided documentary that is also unabashedly pro-gun ownership.
Social activist Grace Lee Boggs is the sort of feisty, irresistible camera subject that will lend this lively and intelligent documentary a decent fest profile.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Playback: Jordan Peele on ‘Get Out’ and Art’s Role Under a Trump Regime
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
- Final Oscar Predictions as the Season Hits the Home Stretch