Cool digs, Hump Day and top-shelf drinks and hors d’ouevres brought out showbiz players in droves to celebrate Variety‘s 10 Brits to Watch, co-hosted by British Airways, where seven of the 10…
More than two decades later, Oliver Stone's controversial political thriller "JFK" is still generating buzz. The director tweeted Thursday that the 1991 film, which starred Kevin Costner and followed…
There were media naysayers who acted like Comedy Central was crazy letting Jon Stewart take the summer off to go direct a movie, tapping correspondent John Oliver to fill in for him. “Replacing Mr…
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The Independent Filmmaker Project has tapped Katherine Oliver, the commissioner of the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, to receive the industry tribute at the 23rd annual…
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Accepting a lifetime achievement award at Karlovy Vary doesn't mean Oliver Stone is now resting on his laurels. "On the contrary, it's spurring me on creatively," says the director.
Sundance Channel is going to “Dream School,” ordering six hourlong episodes of the unscripted program from Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Jamie Oliver, who created the format in the U.K. The uplifting…
Variety honored New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Katherine Oliver, the Commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, at an afternoon cocktail event in Gotham April 24.
Established in 1966, the New York City Mayor's Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting is the oldest film commission in the country. And when Katherine Oliver was appointed by Gotham mayor Michael…
LONDON — The Czech Republic's Karlovy Vary Film Festival is set to fete helmer-scribe Oliver Stone, who will receive the Crystal Globe for his contribution to world cinema. The event, which is…
"Untold History" can be irritating -- thought-provoking, yes, but alternately stuffy and shrill. But it's a legitimate rejoinder to the "My country right or wrong" crowd.