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  • Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild to Honor Gail Ryan With Lifetime Achievement Award

    The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild will honor Oscar-winning hair stylist Gail Ryan with a lifetime achievement award. Ryan's client Benicio Del Toro will present the award to her at the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards on Feb. 15...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire's' Shea Whigham digs deep into character

    'Boardwalk Empire's' Shea Whigham digs deep into character
    He played the yacht captain warning Leonardo DiCaprio's Jordan Belfort of "chop" in a surreal storm scene in "The Wolf of Wall Street." He was the crinkled, shaggy haired assistant to Mayor Carmine Polito in the Oscar front-runner "American Hustle." He...
  • 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,...
  • Film Review: 'Big Bad Wolves'

    The recent "Prisoners" was a meditation of sorts on the morality of torture, and in that respect it has an unexpected companion piece in the slickly arresting Israeli thriller "Big Bad Wolves." Writer-directors Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado bring an...
  • Review: Ben Stiller gives 'Walter Mitty' a smart, antic touch

    Review: Ben Stiller gives 'Walter Mitty' a smart, antic touch
    As a director and star trying to extend into new territory, Ben Stiller is his own best friend. With wild and crazy films like "Zoolander" and "Tropic Thunder" in his past, Stiller's taken a different turn in "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," but,...
  • No, dear

    No, dear
      In Ben Stiller's earnest but screwy go at "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," the actor-director takes the role of the daydreaming, "Yes, dear" fellow introduced in a wee but hardy 1939 James Thurber short story. Thurber sold it to the New Yorker,...
  • Review: 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' ★★

    Review: 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' ★&#9733
    So. Turns out the only thing the prototypical American milquetoast Walter Mitty needed to get happy was a little stubble and a lavish travel budget. In director Ben Stiller's earnest-but-screwy go at "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," Stiller himself...
  • 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...
  • Bill Clinton Addresses Conflict in Ukraine, Remembers Mandela at Hollywood Fundraiser

    Former President Bill Clinton, addressing Variety's Unite4Humanity event on Thursday, said that the future of world hotspots like the Ukraine will depend on whether opposing sides come together in cooperation. Calling "profoundly moving" the scenes of...
  • Oscars Parties: Governors Ball, Elton John and the Inaugural Fame & Philanthropy Party

    Each year as the Oscar ceremony comes to a close, the after parties are just gearing up as Hollywood luminaries celebrate the official end of the awards season. First stop is always the Governors Ball, which is held in a ballroom a few escalator rides...
  • 'Mob City' on TNT fills a TV noir niche nicely

     'Mob City' on TNT fills a TV noir niche nicely
    Frank Darabont, whose last stab at television brought forth AMC's "The Walking Dead," from which he later departed under still-murky circumstances, has created a new series, "Mob City," for TNT. It is also, in its way, about the living dead, reviving as...
  • Maker Studios, Ben Stiller's Red Hour Team for YouTube Comedy 'Next Time on Lonny'

    Maker Studios has pacted with Ben Stiller's Red Hour Films shingle to produce and distribute season 2 of YouTube comedy series "Next Time on Lonny." The series, a spoof of reality TV, was originally produced independently by creators Alex Anfanger and...