We asked Hollywood creators what shows, movies and books made it to the top of their piles from 2018. No surprise that Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” was a crowd favorite. “I loved ‘Roma,'” Bradley Cooper said. “I just saw ‘Green Book.’ I loved that. I haven’t seen much but those were great,'” the “A Star is Born” actor and director revealed.
“If Beale Street Could Talk” director Barry Jenkins also chose “Roma” as his year-end favorite.
“To see somebody who can make ‘Gravity’ on such a large scale apply that same aesthetic to a very intimate story. And to a story that’s about his home country, his home life. That’s what cinema should be,” Jenkins said of Cuarón.
In Disney-Pixar’s “Onward,” Marvel superheroes Tom Holland and Chris Pratt get animated to voice elf brothers Ian and Barley Lightfoot in the fantasy adventure film. On Ian’s 16th birthday, the pair sets off on a quest to find a way to resurrect their late father for just 24 hours, using magic. So in light of [...]
Tom Holland revealed his “Onward” co-star and fellow actor within the Marvel Cinematic Universe Chris Pratt was a big source of support for him as Sony and Disney battled over the fate of the next “Spider-Man” film. Because the two companies couldn’t come to an agreement on a new financing deal for the third film [...]
Lulu Wang, director of “The Farewell,” shared a message to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association while walking the red carpet of the 77th annual Golden Globes: “Nominate more women.” While Wang was shut out of the best directors category, “The Farewell” received a nomination for Best Motion Picture in a Foreign Language. Popular on Variety
A prolific stage, television and film actor, BD Wong said he is perhaps most recognized for his role as FBI agent/forensic psychiatrist Dr. George Huang on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” But for a long time, the 59-year-old Tony winner did not understand fans’ affinity for the soft-spoken doctor with the soothing bedside manner, […]
After 16 seasons as the faces of “Project Runway,” Tim Gunn and Heidi Klum are ready for a change. The pair have jumped to Amazon for “Making the Cut,” a new competitive reality series. “One of the reasons Heidi and I wanted to fly and saw the opportunity of Amazon as a brand new threshold […]
Variety’s Angelique Jackson sat down with “This is Us'” star Sterling K. Brown for the season finale to discuss everything from the importance of mental health and how it’s projected on television, how many times his kids have seen “Frozen 2” and even took a break to sing a little “Shallow” from “A Star is […]