| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:30 PM
On Tuesday night, Variety's annual "Night in the Writers' Room" assembled an eclectic array of scribes from the worlds of comedy and drama for an in-depth discussion at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. Variety TV critic Brian Lowry moderated...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:29 PM
"Gravity" star Sandra Bullock is coming back down to earth to play marketing guru Brownie Wise in Tate Taylor's adaptation of "Tupperware Unsealed," which has been acquired by Sony Pictures, the studio announced Friday.
Taylor ("The Help," "Get On Up")...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Vincent A. "Buddy" Cianci Jr., the former mayor of Providence, R.I. who left office in handcuffs in 2002 when he was convicted for racketeering conspiracy, wants his old office back.
Cianci said during his radio show Wednesday that with a sense of...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 10:00 PM
*1/2 (out of four)
“Are You Here,” the feature writing-directing debut from “Mad Men” creator Matthew Weiner, features such a stunningly unconvincing emotional reversal that it must be shared. Spoiler alert: The following moment...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"Downton Abbey" actress Lily James, Sam Riley ("Maleficent") and Bella Heathcote will star in the long-stalled movie version of "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies."
Filming will start in September. Cross Creek Pictures, which has a distribution deal with...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:20 PM
"Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," the long-in-development movie based on Seth Grahame-Smith's hit mash-up novel, has found new life.
After weathering a series of stops and starts, the film is finally set to begin shooting in September, with Burr Steers...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:30 AM
By mid-November, when most directors of holiday movies were unwinding with their work largely completed, filmmaker David O. Russell was pulling 18-hour days and seven-day weeks, rushing to finish "American Hustle."
The mad dash was worth it: "American...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:03 AM
"12 Years a Slave" WINNER
OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
"Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom"
"Saving Mr. Banks"
"The Selfish Giant"'
OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 1:55 PM
"Inside Llewyn Davis," Joel and Ethan Coen's study of a struggling New York folk singer in 1961, was the big winner Saturday at the National Society of Film Critics. The film received four awards, including best film, actor for Oscar Isaac, director for...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Tom Hanks' starring role in "Captain Phillips" was one of his most acclaimed performances in a distinguished career. But the two-time Oscar winner, who is also a governor of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, took nothing for granted —...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Martin Scorsese earned his ninth Directors Guild of America Award nomination Tuesday morning for outstanding directorial achievement in feature film for "The Wolf of Wall Street," his controversial dark comedy about a hedonistic stockbroker.