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  • Kino Lorber at 5: Distributor Finds Tomorrow's Classics in Today's Fest Scene

    Even though the corporate specialty film entity known as Kino Lorber turns five this year, the roots of the firm reach back decades, a fact that's essential to understanding its tactical methods and strategic goals. Back in 2009 when the late Donald...
  • 'The Good Lie' and 'A Most Wanted Man' Set To Play at Deauville

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HAUGESUND, Norway- Deauville will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a strong competition lineup of U.S. indies, leading up with Anton Corbijn's "A Most Wanted Man" and Reese Witherspoon starrer "The Good Lie." The Normandy-...
  • Robin Williams: Should Hollywood Do More to Help Stars in Dark Places?

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Robin Williams battled drugs and depression for almost as long as he was famous. Although he maintained his sobriety for nearly 20 years, friends say he slipped into a dark place over the summer, following the cancellation of...
  • Univision Wins Second Straight Week Among Young Adults

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - NBC again edged ahead of its Big Four rivals in adults 18-49 last week, but Univision has made it two straight frames as the top-rated network overall in the key demo. With its year-round slate of firstrun telenovelas, the...
  • Robin Williams dies in apparent suicide; actor, comic was 63

    Robin Williams dies in apparent suicide; actor, comic was 63
    Robin Williams, a comic and sitcom star in the 1970s who became an Oscar-winning dramatic actor, died Monday at 63 in Marin County. The Marin County Sheriff's Office said he appears to have committed suicide. The news of the beloved actor’s...
  • Robin Williams: Six new movies he left behind

    Robin Williams: Six new movies he left behind
    Robin Williams’ death from an apparent suicide Monday left us with a canon of great films from decades past. But Williams, who was prolific even at this stage of his career, also left behind a number of films that will roll out to theaters in the...
  • TV anchor references 20 Robin Williams movies in sports report

    TV anchor references 20 Robin Williams movies in sports report
    Atlanta's WSBTV sports director Zach Klein paid tribute to the late Robin Williams in his Monday night sports report.  Klein worked in the titles of 20 Williams movies or references during his nightly highlight segment and recap. He first referenced...
  • David Letterman pays emotional tribute to Robin Williams

    David Letterman pays emotional tribute to Robin Williams
    Of all the late-night hosts, David Letterman had the closest and longest personal connection to Robin Williams. Though Letterman was on vacation last week, he made sure to pay tribute to his friend on Monday's show. Williams was found dead in his...
  • Goodnight Sweet Robin

    Alas, dear Robin! I knew him well, Horatio, a man of clever wit, charm, insightfulness, self-awareness, a man among men. He couldst make thou belly laugh so hard thou wouldst cry. He had a thousand voices, from John Wayne to Richard Nixon. He was...
  • This psychologist helps comedians keep laughing

    This psychologist helps comedians keep laughing
    Ildiko Tabori has never stood on a stage trying to make strangers laugh, doesn't write jokes and admits that she's not great at telling them. Trying to recount something clever she heard, she makes advance apologies: "I'm not going to do it justice."...
  • Billy Crystal to Lead Emmy Awards Tribute to Robin Williams

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Billy Crystal will pay tribute to his longtime friend and "Comic Relief" co-host Robin Williams on Monday's Primetime Emmy Awards telecast. Crystal was the logical choice to lead the Emmy tribute segment, given his long...