When actress Candy Clark talks about co-starring with David Bowie in Nicolas Roeg's 1976 sci-fi masterpiece "The Man Who Fell To Earth," the 40 years that have passed since the film's New Mexico…
The Man Who Fell to Earth
David Bowie's relationship to cinema and acting was characteristically complex and knotty even before he started: He famously had to change his name from Davy Jones because there was already a…
David Bowie, the seminal British musician behind such era-defining hits of the 1970s as “Space Oddity,” “Changes,” “Rebel Rebel,” “Young Americans” and “Fame,” died Sunday. He was 69. News of Bowie’s…
Michael C. Hall, the “Dexter” and “Six Feet Under” actor who recently appeared in Broadway’s “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” has signed on to star in “Lazarus,” the new David Bowie-Enda Walsh stage show…
Rock stars in movies have always been more of a novelty than anything else. Elvis clearly wanted to be taken seriously as an actor, but his movies served as softball vehicles to sell soundtracks…
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ava DuVernay and Paul Feig are among the 276 new members invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
CRIX ON PIX: Variety reviewers sift through the wreckage of Zack Snyder's Superman reboot and other post-9/11 blockbusters.
It had a lot to live up to, and “Man of Steel” certainly didn’t disappoint. The Warner Bros.-Legendary Pictures superhero reboot scored a whopping $125 million Stateside debut, the biggest-ever…
A humorless tone and relentlessly noisy aesthetics drag down this heavily hyped, brilliantly marketed tentpole attraction.
It’s really hard to pull off a production style that says: “Yoo-hoo, I’m being ironic here!” without patronizing or caricaturing its targets of irony. Todd Haynes executed this risky directorial…
M. Night Shyamalan's latest non-happening will prove a litmus test of Will Smith's continued drawing power.