| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A potentially gripping story of empowerment through armed resistance is almost totally undermined by studied, self-conscious storytelling in "The Keeping Room," Working from Julia Hart's 2012 Black List screenplay about three Southern women -- two sisters...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 8:30 PM
More than any festival outside the Asian region, Toronto serves up the widest range of contemporary Asian cinema each year.
The festival can perhaps thank the city's multi-cultural makeup: Toronto has significant Indian and East Asian populations. And...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"Cake," which world premieres on Monday afternoon at the Toronto Film Festival, features a breakthrough performance from Jennifer Aniston as a 40-something woman who suffers from chronic pain.
To inhabit the character, Aniston went through an arduous...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Jennifer Aniston says her performance in new drama "Cake" was physically and emotionally tough, but it was "beyond a dream role."
Aniston came to the Variety Studio Monday to chat about the film, which has its world premiere Monday at the Toronto Film...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Mindy Kaling was stunning in a custom-made azure gown at Saturday's Costume Designers Guild Awards.
Her sheath of choice was a one-shouldered, lace and blue-hued confection from costume designer Salvador Perez Jr., who also happens to be the president...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:36 PM
James Cameron will make his return trip to Pandora with some familiar faces, as "Avatar" stars Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana have signed on for three sequels, studio Fox announced Tuesday.
Though Cameron presumably could have taken the franchise in...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 3:20 PM
The reformed supervillain Gru and his lovable yellow minions will reunite on the big screen in "Despicable Me 3," Universal Pictures announced Wednesday. The animated film is scheduled for release on June 30, 2017.
The original "Despicable Me," which...
| May 1, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Actor Sam Worthington has reportedly settled his paparazzo-related assault case.
The "Avatar" star's attorney Stacey Richman took a conditional-dismissal deal on April 8 in Manhattan Criminal Court, the New York Daily News reported Wednesday.
| May 2, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Jennifer Esposito is engaged to longtime boyfriend Louis Dowler.
The "Blue Bloods" actress, 41, confirmed the news on Thursday's episode of "Katie," when host Katie Couric spilled the beans toward the end of the segment.
"Oh, P.S. Announcement:...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Jennifer Aniston wasn't there to accept her MTV Movie Award for best kiss, but her "We're the Millers" costar Will Poulter did a fine job invoking her presence with a presumably fake text message from the actress who played his fake mom.
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:30 AM
"Sabotage" is an appropriate title for the new Arnold Schwarzenegger movie, since its many action and suspense elements are routinely undermined by a sloppy assemblage.
A hyperviolent tale from complicated-cop chronicler David Ayer ("Training Day," "End...