Peter Bart calls "J. Edgar," Clint Eastwood's biopic about J. Edgar Hoover, "gripping," and writes that the profile of the FBI legend is "a measured one." "A driven man who fought fiercely to…
Toymaker Mattel Monday announced plans to acquire Hit Ent. for $680 million in cash from U.K. private equity firm Apax Partners.
A pair of advisory motions approved Sunday at SAG's national membership meeting make it seem likely that plans to merge Hollywood's two biggest performer unions will face some significant opposition.
Honorees are selected by industry professionals based on service to the industry and philanthropic efforts
The desert social calendar is jammed for the season: good news for Los Angeles event planners who are often called on to produce events in the Palm Springs area.
Today marks five years of Wilshire & Washington, Variety's politics blog. On Oct. 24, 2006, stars were making a new push for action in Africa, producer Steve Bing was setting new records for…
Less than a month after he last landed on Air Force One during L.A.'s rush hour to raise money from Hollywood, President Obama is here again on Monday, for two high-dollar events in Hancock Park…
President Obama is courting a growing showbiz power base: Latinos.