Michael P. O’Rielly, a Republican Capitol Hill staffer nominated to fill a vacancy on the FCC, told the Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday that agency regulations “need to be flexible” and to…
“Breaking Bad” broke the Twitter dam with its third-to-last episode that ratcheted up the intensity level even by the show’s own high standards. “Ozymandias,” written by Moira Walley-Beckett and…
Warner Bros.’ choice of Ben Affleck as Batman — and its dating of its mega-franchise film for July 17, 2015 — underlines the high stakes faced by Hollywood’s studios as they scramble to secure key…
Seven of Variety's 10 Comics to Watch were on hand for the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal.
Well, Broadway finally got itself an all-American musical in “Hands on a Hardbody.” The question is, will an all-American audience go for it? It’s hard to picture hotel concierges, travel agents and…
It's hard to say whether the pic would have as much emotional impact if it weren't Ernest Borgnine's swan song, but it's easy to see how it could appeal to auds during limited theatrical and…
Leonardo DiCaprio has brought many complicated heroes to life on screen but he never played a bad-ass villain. Until now.
Mark Indelicato has landed a lead role opposite Shailene Woodley, Gabourey Sidibe, Shiloh Fernandez, Eva Green and Christopher Meloni in Gregg Araki's "White Bird."
The pistols of the title mostly hit their marks in Cesc Gay's "A Gun in Each Hand," a witty, perceptive dissection of midlife masculine insecurities that's all about dialogue and what some fine…
A handsome artisan and amateur dancer from the French sticks finds his body virtually glued to that of a haughty Parisian ballet teacher in "Hand in Hand," a contempo, dance-infused variation on the…
Director's verve is balanced by his specific vision and encyclopedic knowledge of filmmaking