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  • Fox Consumer Products hopes to look sharp in Domenico Vacca

    Fox Consumer Products hopes to look sharp in Domenico Vacca
    Does the future of fashion run through the studio back lot? Fox Consumer Products, the licensing and merchandising arm of Twentieth Century Fox, thinks it might. The folks who made it possible to purchase "The Simpsons" skateboards, "Avatar" pinball...
  • Beyonce and Jay Z Lead 2014 BET Awards Nominations

    Power couple Beyoncé and Jay Z top the list of BET Awards nominees for 2014 with five nominations each. The husband-wife team share nominations for their song "Drunk in Love," which has nods for the Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice Award, Video of the Year and...
  • 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-...
  • Twelve directors and the movies that made them

    Twelve directors and the movies that made them
    Directorial acclaim never comes easy. When it hits, though, the results can be significant not only for the helmer but for cinema itself. We take a look back at the films that propelled some of today’s most celebrated directors to prominence....
  • Standup scene: Place your bets on these local comics

    Standup scene: Place your bets on these local comics
    On Facebook this week, I see that a boatload of Chicago comedians are heading out Friday night to Diamond Jo’s casino in Dubuque, Iowa, to compete in the “Comedy 10K,” a nationwide standup competition. I’m half tempted to make...
  • Power of Women NY Honoree: Susan Sarandon

    Some celebrities have one charity they offer their name or their time to. Susan Sarandon is virtually awash in them. At any given time, she's involved with Habitat for Humanity, City Harvest, the ACLU, Heifer Intl. and Artists for Peace and Justice....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • '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....
  • 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...
  • Film Review: An animated also-ran is also great

    Film Review: An animated also-ran is also great
    Nominated for this year's Animation Oscar, the excellent “Ernest & Celestine” was, sad to say, not the winner. It was a tough field — hey, there was a Miyazaki film in there too — and I have no unkind words for “Frozen,&...