Over the years, the home-for-the-holidays packaged family Christmas comedy has evolved into a rather odd ritual: a sugar cookie covered in bitter sprinkles. When a movie like “Almost Christmas” comes…
Thursday night, the cast of “Almost Christmas” gathered at the Regency Village Theater for the film’s Los Angeles premiere. The cast looked ahead to the upcoming presidential election, and shared…
Mo'Nique argues his is whhat the #OscarsSoWhite controversy isn't just about the lack of nominations for black actors. It also highlights the pay disparity for women of color in Hollywood. In an…
It was a night full of joy and reveling for the cast of HBO Films’ biopic “Bessie” at the Museum of Modern Art in New York on Wednesday. The evening’s red carpet premiere marked the end of the…
Robert L. Johnson’s Urban Movie Channel has acquired U.S. rights to the coming-of-age film “Blackbird,” starring Mo’Nique and Isaiah Washington, Variety has learned exclusively. “Blackbird” is…
“Blackbird,” Mo’Nique’s first movie since “Precious,” has been set for a world premiere on Feb. 16 as the closing night film for the Pan-African Film Festival at Rave Cinemas in Los Angeles. Mo'Nique…
Salvador Perez, the costume designer on Fox's "The Mindy Project," has succeeded Mary Rose as the new president of The Costume Designers Guild. The outspoken Rose, a longtime champion of the…
The pairing of roots rocker John Mellencamp and horror scribe Stephen King for a Southern Gothic musical may sound irresistible. But it takes more than a groove and gore to make this tedious tale of…
Intriguing psychological thriller "Second-Story Man" is told through the unreliable viewpoint of a protag whose grip on reality slips after his partner is killed.
A half-hour image-building exercise for the heavily muscled star.
Kudos for international achievement in distribution and marketing at this year's Cinema Expo goes to Warner Bros. Pictures Intl.'s Monique Esclavissat, exec veep, European distribution, and Con…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- ‘Fantastic Beasts,’ ‘Live By Night,’ ‘Allied’ Among Costume Design Oscar Contenders
- ‘Ultra Widescreen’ Version of Terrence Malick’s ‘Voyage of Time’ Set for Release (EXCLUSIVE)
- For Television, Golden Globes Voters Value ‘Kingmaker’ Role
- ‘Silence’: Will Academy Voters Embrace Martin Scorsese’s Passion Project?