| Dec 21, 2014
| 6:11 AM
Fear is the enemy of satire, a point all too well illustrated this weekend by “Saturday Night Live.”
The NBC series started promisingly by having Dr. Evil (Mike Myers) slam North Korea and Sony for giving evil organizations a bad name over...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 11:19 AM
NBC is going all out for the Golden Globes.
The network offers a preview special at 10 p.m. Friday, a red-carpet special at 7 p.m. Sunday and three hours of awards at 8 p.m. Sunday. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler host for the third consecutive year.
| Jan 31, 2015
| 10:30 AM
Maybe it's something about the word "girl" in the title. Or maybe it's what happens when you make a coming-of-age movie with animation.
A number of factors may be at play. But as Sundance heads into its final phase, it’s clear that "Me and Earl...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 1:57 PM
After years of trying to spin off one of its most popular properties, Sony looks to be getting closer to getting a "Ghostbusters" movie off the ground.
Sources tell Variety that Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones are in early...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 2:08 PM
Director Paul Feig's "Ghostbusters" reboot has found its leading ladies. Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon are in talks to star in the Sony comedy about a quartet of paranormal exterminators, The Times has confirmed.
| Jan 25, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Before their girl crushes had uttered a word, the cheers started coming.
“I love your pants, Mindy!”
“I love your skirt, Kristen!”
These were the crowd’s thought leaders -- Mindy Kaling, Lena Dunham, Kristen Wiig and...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 3:15 PM
"Saturday Night Live" plans to celebrate its 40th anniversary this month, with NBC confirming a long list of participants during the Super Bowl. The massive reunion special will air on Feb. 15.
The biggest surprise is Eddie Murphy's planned attendance....
| Feb 2, 2015
| 7:41 AM
A mix of celebrities and former "Saturday Night Live" cast members are slated to appear on the 40th Anniversary Special for the storied sketch comedy series scheduled to air Feb. 15.
NBC ran a pair of minimalistic promos during Sunday's Super Bowl...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 3:26 PM
After seasons of splitting hair straight down the middle, stars' manes are taking sides. Deep side parts narrowly prevailed over updos as the biggest hair trend emerging from the first major show of awards season — the Golden Globes.
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. didn't throw us many curveballs last year with its Golden Globe nominations, which sort of defeats the purpose of the whole exercise, doesn't it? If we wanted a group to rubber stamp the awards-season consensus, we'd look...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 10:00 AM
New Releases, Maze Runner, The Skeleton Twins, Magic In the Moonlight, Tootsie
The Maze Runner
20th Century Fox, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99
The latest dystopian young adult novel to hit the big screen is one the better movie versions that the genre's...