| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Let's be honest: While it's great to win an Emmy -- any Emmy -- almost every actor would prefer a leading role to a supporting one.
That said, some of today's top movie stars got their start in a supporting TV role. Woody Harrelson first came to fame...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Brad Falchuk ("American Horror Story") and Noah Hawley ("Fargo") didn't know each other well when they sat down for our Variety conversation, but by the time our hour together was over, the two showrunners had bonded over a mutual respect for their bosses...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Over at moviemezzanine.com there's a prodigious list of key 1960s films as chosen by all sorts of critics and editors and movie lovers. "Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb" is one of the favorites, alongside "Breathless,"...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:57 PM
"It remains as outrageously prankish, juvenile, and derisive as ever," writes David Denby in the New Yorker magazine's blog. He's referring to a true monument of 1960s nuclear-paranoid culture, Stanley Kubrick's "Dr. Strangelove."
Denby is a bit late...
| May 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Call Gudrun Giddings the Scandinavia film whisperer. Ever since "Let the Right One In" and "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" delivered box office that headed straight north, Hollywood has been mining Nordic noir that's fresh, dark and edgy from Norway,...
| May 28, 2014
| 11:14 AM
The Broadcast Television Journalists Assn. announced nominations for the 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards on Wednesday. "Fargo," "Masters of Sex," "The Good Wife," "The Big Bang Theory" and "The Normal Heart" were the most-nominated programs...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Viacom Inc.'s Paramount Television studio has named the executive team that will help the company stage its return to the TV production business.
The company on Wednesday appointed Jason Fisher, formerly of cable network AMC, as head of production. ...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 6:01 PM
As the start of the 2014 MTV Movie Awards approached Sunday evening, hundreds of fans gathered behind the roped-off red carpet at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles, awaiting the arriving stars and screaming for the cameras.
| Jan 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When Nic Pizzolatto was 5, he had an epiphany. It wasn't the usual childhood one about finger-painting or bike-riding or other regular kid stuff. It was that one day he would die.
"You know how people say that young people feel immortal? I don't know...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch has put away a cavalcade of criminals and ne'er-do-wells during his 20-plus years as an LAPD homicide detective, all the time sticking to his strict code of ethics and sense of justice.
But while Bosch — the creation of...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:30 PM
After helming episodes for some of the most popular American TV shows, including "Breaking Bad" and "The Walking Dead," multi-hyphenate TV, film, music video director and musician Johan Renck has ventured into Swedish TV. Renck, who was born in Uppsala,...