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  • 'What Jackie Taught Us' -- understanding Jackie Kennedy Onassis

    "Chocolate comes from cocoa, which comes out of a tree. Therefore, chocolate counts as salad," as the new saying goes. And for an old saying, we'll use Richard Wilbur's mysterious one. He was Poet Laureate in 1987. He wrote: "We milk the cow of the world,...
  • 20 Billion-Dollar Composer: For Hans Zimmer, 'The Real Risk Is Playing It Safe'

    Composer Hans Zimmer -- the first creative to raise Variety's Billion-Dollar milestone 20-fold since the series was introduced in 1993 -- likes to take chances. Who else would have: » Recorded a London brass section, electronically processed their...
  • The Go Guide Weekend Preview: Idol worship with Penn Jillette, the Super Bowl

    The Go Guide Weekend Preview: Idol worship with Penn Jillette, the Super Bowl
    Penn Jillette is, famously, not a religious man, but his visit to South Florida for performances at the Hard Rock this weekend is a pilgrimage of sorts. “Without Randi, there would be no Penn & Teller,” says the magician, author and star...
  • TV's cool factor overtakes that of movies

    TV's cool factor overtakes that of movies
    Veteran TV director Michael Pressman got a surprising response when he asked students in his film directing class to describe their dream jobs. “Your job,” he said they told him recently. “We want to be the director in charge of a TV...
  • Johnny Depp blames critics for 'Lone Ranger' fiasco

    Johnny Depp blames critics for 'Lone Ranger' fiasco
    On the same day that the Walt Disney Co. estimated it may lose as much as $190 million on the disastrous "Lone Ranger," a British interview with the filmmakers surfaced in which the creative team blamed the epic failure on ... American critics. REVIEW:...
  • 'Ishtar' rises from the ashes on Blu-ray

    The 1987 film "Ishtar" has long held a cultural status much larger than that of just a single movie, as shorthand for the utter worst, an epochal flop with audiences and critics alike and a huge financial bomb. Its air of failure has become all-...
  • Madonna is Forbes' top-earning celebrity thanks to MDNA tour

    Madonna is Forbes' top-earning celebrity thanks to MDNA tour
    Madonna is 2013's top-earning celebrity, according to Forbes. The "MDNA" rock star is said to have earned an estimated $125 million between June 2012 and June 2013, the mag said. Sales for her last album, "MDNA," were poor, but "MDNA's" corresponding...
  • 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' loses release date

    Those waiting for the further adventures of Captain Jack Sparrow will have to wait a little longer. In what will probably be seen as another blow to the once seemingly invincible producer Jerry Bruckheimer, the release date of the fifth installment of...
  • CBS' 'Hostages' seeks to capture audiences as cable dramas do

    CBS' 'Hostages' seeks to capture audiences as cable dramas do
    NEW YORK — In recent years, cable television has generated raves for its complex serial dramas even as broadcast networks continue to ring up exponentially more viewers with traditional fare. Beginning Sept. 23, CBS will pose a tantalizing...
  • Spielberg tops Forbes' list of highest-paid entertainers

    With an estimated $100 million in 2012 income, “Lincoln” director and DreamWorks studio head Steven Spielberg topped Forbes’ list of the biggest male earners in show business, but he still trailed Madonna by some $25 million. The...
  • Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer to end longtime partnership

    Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer to end longtime partnership
    Walt Disney Co. and producer Jerry Bruckheimer will not renew their first-look deal when it expires in 2014, ending a relationship that resulted in 27 movies and lasted more than 20 years. Bruckheimer, whose summer tentpole "The Lone Ranger" was a...