| Jan 14, 2014
| 9:50 AM
FX’s new animated series “Chozen” should have broken new ground.
The show about a gay white rapper hoping to break into the industry could have helped shift a genre that’s decades behind in embracing equality.
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:46 AM
Lena Dunham is even more of a New Yorker than you might think. Los Angeles, in fact, makes her "very sad."
And she's not even considering the traffic.
The "Girls" creator and star and quintessential Big Apple millennial graces the February cover of...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:54 PM
With its multidisciplinary mix of movies, music and technology, the South by Southwest festival has a reputation as a hip, forward-looking affair. But one of the unofficial themes to emerge at this year's SXSW Film Festival, which kicked off Friday, is...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:02 PM
James Franco has played a rapping gangster in "Spring Breakers," created an art project about "Three's Company" and taken a recurring role on "General Hospital."
But “Veronica Mars” creator Rob Thomas still wasn't certain the actor would...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
French women filmmakers may be under-represented in the competition lineup of Cannes Film Festival, but they're surely gaining ground in recent years, accessing high-profile casts and delivering singular, often emotional films that spark international...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:16 PM
"@midnight" (Comedy Central, weeknights Monday through Thursday). Busy Chris Hardwick, the alt-Allen Ludden (I might have said "indie Gene Rayburn" or "left-field Dick Clark" just as well), hosts this late-night comedy game show with a social media theme....
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:30 PM
All those who have spent the past few years complaining about Judd Apatow movies -- about the length or the plotlines or that they're all about shlubby guys getting attractive girls or that they're nothing but pot jokes -- all those people can take it...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Even though he’s been nominated twice now for Academy Awards, it’s still a little hard to stop thinking of Jonah Hill as that roly-poly comedic acolyte of Judd Apatow (specifically, as this guy.) Perhaps it’s time to admit he’s a...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
From her HBO series "Girls" to her feature "Tiny Furniture," Lena Dunham's works feature no shortage of the woman herself as the star, but the multi-hyphenate may put acting in the backseat soon.
Dunham told Glamour for her upcoming cover issue of the...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Lena Dunham squashed rumors of her quitting acting , giving E! News a flat-out "no" when she was asked point-blank about her career Thursday night at the Television Academy's an Evening With "Girls" panel.
The rumors started earlier this week with the...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:47 PM
A three-piece suit worn by Orson Welles as Charles Foster Kane in the final scene of "Citizen Kane" sold for $132,000 at a Hollywood memorabilia auction last month, according to representatives for the Calabasas-based Profiles in History auction house....
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Variety's Breakthrough of the Year Award recipients hit the red carpet Thursday night at the LVH Theater in Las Vegas during the Consumer Electronics Show.
"Veronica Mars" creator Rob Thomas thanked the fans of the series because "getting the film funded...