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…
Martin Luther King
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…
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Lew Wood, who marched with Martin Luther King, covered John F. Kennedy's assassination and was a news anchor for NBC's “Today” show during a distinguished broadcast career that…
Thirty-nine recipients of the 72nd Annual Peabody Awards will be honored May 20 at the Waldorf-Astoria in Gotham. The Peabodys, bestowed by the U. of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass…
Is winter getting warmer on Broadway? The post-holiday B.O. slump that used to paralyze the Main Stem every January just doesn't seem as dramatic as it used to. A key reason behind the box office…
Mary J. Blige and Angela Bassett are fine in the title roles, but the movie ultimately feels more episodic than cohesive.
Universal's debut chiller "Mama" saw a slight three-day bump vs. earlier estimates, at $28.5 million, but the studio released four-day projections that were a tad more conservative. Estimates of $33…
Jan. 15 would have been the 84th birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. And Nov. 22 will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. So 2013 is bookended with reminders that we…
Katori Hall's imaginative two-hander is a soul-stirring drama. Factor in the double dose of charisma from certifiable stars Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett, and this show has wings.
DreamWorks has acquired the life rights to Martin Luther King Jr. and is bringing a biopic on the slain civil rights leader to the bigscreen.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Weekend:$45.1M
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Weekend:$32.5M
Non-Stop3Weekend:$15.4M Universal Pictures