The year's Academy Award contenders dropped by Variety's studio at the Beverly Hilton on Feb. 2 during the Oscar Nominees Luncheon.
Fifty-two years ago, Peter O'Toole considered his plans for the Turks in "Lawrence of Arabia" and said, "No prisoners." Thirteen years ago, Richard Linklater considered his plans for "Boyhood" and…
Save for a mention in Arthur Conan Doyle's "His Last Bow," precious little is known about the latter years of Sherlock Holmes: "We heard of you as living the life of a hermit among your bees and your…
Industry pros from around the globe pick the year’s best film and performances for Variety’s World’s Best Picture Poll.
Adrian Suar's Pol-ka, one of Latin America's most powerful film-TV production companies, has optioned TV series remake rights to Mexican movie blockbuster, riches-to-rags dramedy "We Are the Nobles"…
Part Three, Section 5: Dad and Garrett In 1957, when (Sam) Peckinpah wrote his screen adaptation of "The Authentic Death of Hendry Jones," he was still married to his first wife, Marie Selland, and…
Bob Dylan's preeminence in the pop music pantheon is secure. But what of his place in the movies? The man who is being honored by the Recording Academy as MusiCares' Person of the Year on Feb. 6 has…
The Variety Studio presented by Dockers and photographed by Michael Friberg.
It was more than half a century ago that Dick Gregory became the Jackie Robinson of stand-up comedy, arguably the first black comic to break through to the white American mainstream. Yet he's only…
Variety called it a "Cinderella" story: Teenager with the voice of an angel meets famous producers, and a star is born. Shirley Jones would go on to become a music maven, a leading lady — and an…