| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:25 PM
LOS ANGELES — Channing Frye continues to stretch the floor for the Orlando Magic by being a 3-point shooting threat, fulfilling one of the team's primary reasons for signing him.
But although he's helping to create opportunities for his teammates,...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:54 PM
I've probably said it before, but originality is overrated.
Which is why the most valuable tool in any enterprise's development arsenal just may be a feather duster, to make presentable something it already has and consumers already know.
This is true...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Who says there's no such thing as a crystal ball? You're probably holding one in your hand now, or it's within arm's reach. Look deep into the dark void beyond its reflective glass face. What do you see? Even an anti-futurist would have to agree the...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 271 individuals to become members, with the list reflecting the org's determination to bring more diversity to its ranks.
Every year, the list of invitations includes several recent Oscar...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:00 AM
PARK CITY, Utah — When Ellar Coltrane was growing up in Texas, his friends would razz him about a movie he claimed to be shooting with the director Richard Linklater. Over the years, they would ask Coltrane if it was ever coming out, and why he...
| 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. ...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 11:22 AM
PARK City, Utah -- Comedians who make the successful transition to drama are as common a sight as David Spade on the Academy Awards podium.
But Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader pull off impressive dramatic range and make for a convincing brother-sister...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Prominent musician and film composer Philip Glass celebrated his 77th birthday by giving a master class at Goteborg Film Festival on Friday. Variety had an exclusive talk with the artist, nominated for his score in "Kundun," "The Hours" and "Notes on a...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Hoping to make contact with a buyer
Academy Award-winning actress Jodie Foster has listed a home in Hollywood Hills West for $6.399 million.
The Spanish-style house, built in 1935, features a step-down living room with a cathedral ceiling, a screening...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:30 PM
It's been almost 20 years since Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels took their ill-fated road trip to Aspen, Colo., in "Dumb & Dumber."
Since then Daniels' career stock has risen, with the actor playing a number of more intelligent men including his current...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 9:08 AM
If you're a film fan, by now you've either seen "Gravity," made plans to see "Gravity" or gotten annoyed at your significant other for choosing another movie because they're "a little scared" by the prospect of sitting through the tension of "Gravity."...