Software giant Autodesk is shifting to pay-as-you-go “rental” licenses for much of its most popular software for visual effects, animation and content creation. The new plans permit customers to buy…
Alfonso Cuaron's white-knuckle space odyssey restores a sense of wonder, terror and possibility to the bigscreen that should inspire awe among critics and audiences worldwide.
Los Angeles' new mayor has vowed to help staunch the flow of film and TV production jobs out of Hollywood, starting with the appointment of a film czar at City Hall.
This good, middlebrow adaptation of John Banville's Booker Prize-novel sacrifices structural intricacy for Masterpiece-style emotional accessibility.
How drunk do you have to be to laugh yourself stupid at “I Hope They Serve Beer On Broadway”? Christopher Carter Sanderson's raunchy adaptation of “the literary works” of Tucker Max beckons its…
With the eyes of the Gotham theater industry focused on the current Tony race, you might not notice that in an under-the-radar Down Under locale, there's a big new stage show swinging into production.
Everyone has to start somewhere -- even those who one day wind up calling the shots. Variety polled dozens of producers, studio execs, entertainment lawyers, managers and agents to identify those who…
It was nearly 20 years ago that five wide-eyed teenage Disneyworld refugees found themselves in Cheiron Studios, a little-known outfit in the middle of an unfashionably urbanized island in Stockholm…
Sex, drugs and lad-mag shenanigans are looking to make an unlikely move from the frat house to a Broadway house, with a stage adaptation of Tucker Max's controversy-baiting book "I Hope They Serve…
Quartet extends pic experience and audience engagement