Actor Sidney Poitier and entertainer Chita Rivera were among the 16 recipients who will receive this year's Presidential Medal of Freedom, to be presented at a ceremony at the White House on Aug. 12…
In one of the fly-on-the-wall moments of HBO's upcoming documentary "By the People: The Election of Barack Obama," speech writer Jon Favreau gets an election night call from his boss. After some…
Reed Elsevier announced today its intention to sell off a significant portion of its Reed Business Information-US division. Variety is among the titles it will retain; others that RBI-US intends to…
Spanish language film journalist Armando del Moral, who helped establish the Golden Globes while an officer of the Hollywood Foreign Correspondents Assn., died of natural causes July 21 in North…
"The Stripper," a tuner from "The Rocky Horror Show" creator Richard O'Brien, will get a U.K. preem next month in a touring production.
Beauty queen-turned-actress Leela Naidu died July 28 in Mumbai following a long illness.
After hours of heated debate, Mexico's Federal Electoral Commission (IFE) slapped a whopping 22 million pesos ($1.7 million) fine on No. 2 broadcaster TV Azteca Tuesday for failing to run 5,734…
The 62nd Locarno Film Festival will be the swan-song edition for artistic topper Frederic Maire, who, in marked contrast with familiar moanings about the financial dark cloud choking the…