Secretary of State John Kerry met with the heads of major studios on Tuesday to talk about how to counter the ISIS narrative. “Great convo w/ studio execs in LA. Good to hear their perspectives…
Even billionaires suffer from bad reception. That’s the takeaway Friday after organizers at the Allen & Co. media and technology conference tried and failed to get Secretary of State John Kerry on a…
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will not attend the Allen & Co. media and technology conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, on Friday, leaving the gathering of one-percenters without a headline…
Leonardo DiCaprio is set to speak at the State Department’s "Our Ocean" conference Tuesday morning. Secretary of State John Kerry will introduce DiCaprio, who will speak immediately after a video…
Actress Shirley MacLaine, singer/songwriter Billy Joel, opera singer Martina Arroyo, jazz legend Herbie Hancock and musician/songwriter Carlos Santana will receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors.
Venezuela has expelled U.S. docu filmmaker Tim Tracy, who was arrested nearly two months for alleged espionage. Venezuelan interior minister Miguel Rodriguez Torres tweeted the news this morning…
Meera Menon, who directed “Farah Goes Bang” from her own script, has been selected as the winner of the Tribeca Film Festival’s inaugural Nora Ephron Prize. The kudo was unveiled at the annual…
Federal election officials will have a hand in writing the script on Sen. John Kerry's plans to become a movie producer.
"Captain Mike Across America" is Michael Moore's ungainly account of his "Slacker Uprising" campaign to encourage young people to vote for John Kerry.
Sen. John Kerry's activities related to the Vietnam War are given a sober, detailed coverage in "Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry." ThinkFilm is set to open the rapidly made picture on 200…
Just for Variety: "Showbiz is showing a new stronger image this campaign" -- I wrote on Oct. 22, 1964 -- as the LBJ-Goldwater race headed for the finish line. And Tuesday evening, that "stronger…
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