John Lindsay is leaving his post as Los Angeles Times managing editor for features and design, with a staff memo saying he "will serve as a consultant for the paper's redesign project as he explores…
WHEN IT COMES TO FILM product placement, 1999 was a banner year. “Austin Powers: the Spy Who Shagged Me” and “The World Is Not Enough” set new standards in the field, with endless plugs for…
Since 1997, Daily Variety has kept a tally of the year's entertainment awards -- everything from the Oscars to the Moxies, from the Golden Frogs to the Silver Sewers. Happily, the millennium ended on…
In the recently departed 20th century, Variety scrupulously reported on key showbiz events. Recently, archaeologists discovered Variety stories from the earlier centuries of the last two millenniums…
Starting next week, North American exhibs will screen a trailer touting the March 26 Oscarcast, to whet the appetite of holiday filmgoers.
DreamWorks' "American Beauty" paced the Golden Globes derby with six nominations, which were announced Monday by the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. "Beauty" was trailed closely by "The Insider" and…
"American Beauty," "An Ideal Husband," "The Insider," "Sleepy Hollow," "The Talented Mr. Ripley" and "Titus" led nominations for the Golden Satellite Awards, in the fourth annual polling by the Intl…
Forget New Year's Eve. The hottest nights of the year are tonight and tomorrow, and if you don't have somewhere to go, you're hanging with the wrong crowd.
Producers Richard and Lili Fini Zanuck promise the Oscarcast will have "a new spin" for the new millennium: A faster pace, more stars, a woman's perspective -- and no dance numbers.
Ken Hastings of Orlando has beat out 2,000 other entrants to take home the first-place trophy in the Final Draft Intl. Screenplay Competition.