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  • '12 Years a Slave,' Kevin Hart winners at NAACP Image Awards

    "12 Years a Slave," director Steve McQueen's harrowing depiction of slavery in America, won top motion picture honors at the 45th NAACP Image Awards on Saturday evening at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Lupita Nyong'o won in the supporting actress...
  • Berlin Film Review: 'Two Men in Town'

    An ex-con trying to go straight is hounded by both sides of the law in Rachid Bouchareb's "Two Men in Town," a standard-issue drama set in New Mexico, where grand open spaces highlight the big open gaps in logic. Loosely based on Jose Giovanni's 1973...
  • February: Super Bowl, Olympics, 'Walking Dead'

    February: Super Bowl, Olympics, 'Walking Dead'
    The February ratings period starts today, and big events will transform the month into an unconventional sweeps. These ratings periods are the time for broadcasters to shine, but cable isn't taking it easy. The highlights include  guest stars plus...
  • 'Out of the Furnace'

    'Out of the Furnace'
    In his follow-up to the Oscar-winning "Crazy Heart," director and co-writer Scott Cooper again enlists an impressive cast in a story of people living on the fringes. Christian Bale plays an ex-convict released back into his Pennsylvania steel town and...
  • Box Office: Liam Neeson's 'Non-Stop' Soars With $30 Mil, While 'Son of God' Earns Solid $26.5 Mil

    As an action star, Liam Neeson can do no wrong. The actor's latest pic, Universal's "Non-Stop," estimated $30 million in its opening frame, enough to beat Fox's overperformer "Son of God," with $26.5 million, and Warner Bros.' former box office champ...
  • Vanity Fair's delightful, delicious, delovely Hollywood issue

    Sanity is a cozy lie!" said Susan Sontag. So we really don't cherish "sanity" anymore because the world's people feel they are living through uncertain times. We do seem to be at the beginning of a new Ice Age ... also with drought and the disappearance...
  • South Beach Comedy Festival tickets on sale Friday

    South Beach Comedy Festival tickets on sale Friday
    The sharp host of the regrettably gone FX series “Totally Biased,” W. Kamau Bell, will be joined by headliners Chelsea Handler, Chris Hardwick, Nick Swardson, Mike Epps and Joe Rogan when the South Beach Comedy Festival returns April 1-6 to...
  • 'Non-Stop' and 'Son of God' could challenge reign of 'Lego Movie'

    The latest Liam Neeson thriller and a New Testament retelling could finally knock over "The Lego Movie" during Oscar weekend as the 3-D animated hit continues to build on its big box office take.  "Lego Movie," the irreverent comedy from Warner Bros....
  • Review: 'Ernest & Celestine' a magical bonbon with painterly touch

    "Ernest & Celestine," the charming French-Belgium animated film and Oscar contender, is about a bear and a mouse whose artistic tendencies are forever getting them into trouble. Marked as outsiders by their respective societies, an unlikely friendship...
  • Movie review: 'Repentance,' an unforgivable waste of acting talent

    Movie review: 'Repentance,' an unforgivable waste of acting talent
    The ludicrous and bloody New Orleans melodrama "Repentance" offers the despairing sight of talented actors in full flounder. There's Forest Whitaker, as a basket-case divorcee and father who never got over his dead mother, stomping around with a mopey...
  • Bill Clinton, Stars Align for Unite4Humanity Gala

    Humanitarian org Unite4:Good teamed up with Variety for its first-ever Unite4:Humanity event honoring the philanthropic work of former president Bill Clinton, Robert De Niro, Selena Gomez, Alicia Keys, Philomena Lee, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Demi Lovato,...
  • Liam Neeson's 'Non-Stop' Battles 'Son of God' for Box Office Glory

    A pair of saviors battle for box office glory during Oscar weekend, with Universal's Liam Neeson action-hero pic "Non-Stop" expected to gross in the mid-$20 millions, ahead of Fox's Biblical drama "Son of God," tracking in the mid-to-high teens. "Non-...