| Feb 6, 2014
| 9:32 AM
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...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Every week until the Oscars on March 2, Variety's awards editor Tim Gray offers a rundown of the warming trends and cold fronts in our weekly "Temperature Gauge," in addition to his latest projections in each of the major awards categories.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:01 PM
We can all agree that it's been a pretty great year for movies. But when it comes to this year's best picture Oscar race, that's probably where our accord ends.
At the moment, the critically lauded historical drama "12 Years a Slave" and the equally...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 11:41 AM
The 2014 Golden Globe nominations were announced on Dec. 12. Presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the Globes are known for recognizing excellence in both television and film.
While the program is usually known for honoring Hollywood...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:41 AM
The Steve McQueen period drama "12 Years A Slave" swept through the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, taking five prizes, including feature, director, supporting female, screenplay and cinematography. Cate Blanchett and Matthew McConaughey won...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced five minutes ago and the awards won't be announced for another month. But let's take a wild stab at predicting the winners anyway. Not that this group is that hard to read. SAG voters have...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Do the clothes really help find the character? Is it a good idea to watch your own acting? And are movies sacrificing entertainment to be morally correct?
The performers participating in The Envelope's Actors Round Table wrestled with those and other...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:29 AM
Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" led the motion picture field by earning four Screen Actor Awards nominations including a nod for cast in a motion picture. "American Hustle," "Lee Daniels' The Butler," "Dallas Buyers Club" and "August: Osage County"...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Representing one of the most heated Oscar races in years, the Academy Award lead actor nominees announced Thursday are Christian Bale for "American Hustle," Bruce Dern for "Nebraska," Leonardo DiCaprio for "The Wolf of Wall Street," Chiwetel Ejiofor for...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 6:59 PM
Matthew McConaughey won the Screen Actors Guild award for male actor in a leading role for his performance as Ron Woodroof, an AIDS patient who smuggled unapproved alternative drugs into the U.S. for himself and others, in the fact-based drama "Dallas...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Resurrection drives two successful series returning Sunday: "Sherlock" on PBS and "The Following" on Fox.
"Sherlock," starting at 9:58 p.m. on "Masterpiece," brings back the modern-day Holmes with humor, emotion and elaborate gusto. Watson (Martin...