| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Dee Dee Myers, former White House press secretary for President Clinton, tells Variety that she doesn't have a "playbook" for her transition from politics to Hollywood. She'll assume the role as Warner Bros.' head of corporate communications in September,...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:13 AM
On Sunday, Josh Charles exited “The Good Wife" when his character, Will Gardner, was the victim of a seemingly out-of-the-blue fatal shooting. On Monday, he explained his decision to David Letterman.
On Tuesday, it’s a question of now what....
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights to art forgery documentary "Art and Craft," which world premieres next month at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Oscilloscope plans a theatrical release for the late summer and early fall for the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 1:48 PM
From the moment we met her two years ago, Lena Dunham has been as much character as creator.
Her story — a 23-year-old with one small film to her credit handed the reins of a high-profile, frantically marketed HBO series — bled through the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Make no small plans.
Said Alejandro Jodorowsky.
Probably. Certainly, at some point, in the mid-1970s, while the Chilean filmmaker was trying to get his gargantuan Hollywood adaptation of Frank Herbert's science-fiction novel "Dune" off the ground,...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:08 PM
"Inside Amy Schumer" (Comedy Central, Tuesdays). This week -- April Fool's Day, as it happens -- begins a second season for Amy Schumer's brilliant, biting sketch-cum-stand-up-cum-interview show. Although Schumer, who is 32, has been doing stand-up for...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:04 PM
The second season of Netflix's political thriller "House of Cards" got released at midnight PST, and while many wasted no time tearing into the twisty Kevin Spacey-Robin Wright series, there's one fan who's going to need a little time to catch up. And God...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:09 PM
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Silicon Valley, with its influence and economic clout soaring to all-time highs, is having its pop culture moment.
But the stream of movies, books, even a reality TV show spotlighting nerdy start-up culture have all been...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The Nantucket Film Festival has tapped Aaron Sorkin for its annual screenwriters tribute, to be handed out during the fest's 19th annual edition this summer.
Emily Mortimer, who stars in Sorkin's HBO series "The Newsroom," will present the kudo, which...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Tribeca Film Festival will take its latest step toward embracing new media with the new Tribeca Innovation Week, set to run during the latter half of the 2014 festival and aimed at bringing screenwriters, filmmakers and financiers together with...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Sid Caesar can be judged, in part, by the company he kept. As the star of "Your Show of Shows," he famously provided a spawning ground for numerous titans of comedy, with a writing staff that included Woody Allen, Neil Simon, Larry Gelbart, Mel Brooks and...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 6:30 AM
"I want you to go to the window, open it, stick your head out and yell, 'I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore." So said Howard Beale in "Network."
When the movie opened in fall 1976, critics and audiences — not to mention...