Variety has been spotlighting up-and-coming comics for more than a decade, shining early lights on everyone from Louis C.K. to Patton Oswalt, Zach Galifianakis, Aziz Ansari and Aubrey Plaza. This…
Jenny Slate has done standup and sketch comedy, viral videos and Web series. She even did a season of "Saturday Night Live."
The Berlin festival has always had to work harder than the other elite festivals. It unspools in snowy February, so can't deliver the lovely weather of a Cannes or Venice or Toronto.
Two Sundance offerings, Shane Carruth's "Upstream Color" and Sarah Polley's "Stories We Tell," are among the first seven pics to be set for Gotham's New Directors/New Films, which runs March 20-31.
The con was on for the Nov. 7 world preem of "Gambit" at Leicester Square's Empire in London.