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Can Apple Win Over Retailers With Its Digital Wallet?
Launching a revolutionary digital wallet is going to prove challenging even for Apple as it lobbies retailers large and small to invest in the technology. Just two days after Apple debuted Apple Pa...
Digital Audience Ratings: ‘Frozen’ Propels Next Disney Darling ‘Big Hero 6′
Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided...
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'You're the Worst' Boss on FX's Twisted Rom-Com: It's More Than "Are They Going to F—?"
Showrunner Stephen Falk talks with THR about how two horrible human beings are turning the sitcom world on its headread more
Netflix Nabs ‘Gilmore Girls’ All 7 Seasons in Exclusive Streaming Pact
Netflix has secured exclusive subscription video-on-demand rights to all seven season of femme-led dramedy “Gilmore Girls” — encompassing 154 episodes in all — via a pact with ...
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Toronto: 'Act of Killing' Follow-Up 'Look of Silence' Could Also Resonate with Academy
If its distributors qualify the second part of this Indonesian genocide "diptych" in 2014 and the Academy embraces it, Joshua Oppenheimer could become the first filmmaker in 60 years to receive best d...
Democratic and Republican Senators Try to Survive on Desert Island in Discovery Reality Show
Political gridlock has spilled over into reality television, as Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona (a Republican) and Sen. Martin Heinrich of New Mexico (a Democrat) announced on Thursday that they are the st...
Toronto Review: 'Electric Boogaloo' Explains the Wild Legacy of Cannon Films
During the Cannes Film Festival of 2001, Menahem Golan, onetime chief blunderbuss of the celebrated schlock factory Cannon Films, could be found hawking his latest movies at the Cannes Market, includi...
Watch: Exclusive Clip from Genre-Blurring "Meet Me in Montenegro"
Fresh from the Toronto International Film Festival, Indiewire has an exclusive clip from genre-bender "Meet Me In Montenegro." The film tells the real-life story of Alex Holdridge and Linnea...
US Senators Sent to Deserted Island for ‘Survivor'-Style Show on Discovery
As their colleagues fight for re-election, two US senators will be fighting for survival. Discovery announced on Thursday that Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) will star in a r...
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Meet the Lawyer Claiming He Was Tricked Into Selling Grammy Awards Tickets
Is Matthew Blakely a dupe — and does that make him a bad entertainment lawyer?read more
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Next Issue Media Hires a Creative Agency
Next Issue Media, a start-up technology company founded by publishers such as Condé Nast, Hearst, Meredith and Time Inc., has hired Eleven to lead its creative efforts. Next Issue offers an ...
Soon To Be Sentenced New Jersey “Housewife” Teresa Giudice Lists Macmansion
SELLERS: Teresa and Joe Giudice LOCATION: Towaco, NJ PRICE: $3,999,000 SIZE: 10,044 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: All the real estate obsessed children who know even the ...
Mark Ruffalo Really Wants to Be In Rian Johnson's ‘Star Wars’
Mark Ruffalo will return as Marvel's Hulk when “Avengers: Age of Ultron” hits theaters on May 1, but he also has his eyes set on another huge Disney-owned franchise: “Star Wars.&...
WATCH: Jeff Goldblum Sings ‘Jurassic Park’ Theme Song Lyrics on ‘Late Night’
Since you can find just about anything on the Internet, it only makes sense that earlier this week, “Jurassic Park” star Jeff Goldblum tracked down some fan-written lyrics for the blockbus...
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Lawsuit Claims Uber Discriminated Against Blind Passengers
Mobile-based car service Uber was accused of discriminating against blind customers in a complaint filed Tuesday in San Francisco federal court. The National Federation of the Blind of California a...
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ to Break Records for ‘Disney Infinity’ (EXCLUSIVE)
“Guardians of the Galaxy” isn’t just performing well for Disney at the box office. The company is seeing strong interest in the film and its cast of misfits on the small screen, as w...
VH1 Sets Premiere Date for Nick Cannon's ‘Drumline’ Sequel, Releases New Teaser (Exclusive)
It's cool to be in the school band again. VH1 is making sure of that with its upcoming television movie, “Drumline: A New Beat,” which will premiere Monday, Oct. 27, at 9 p.m. ET. A se...
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One Direction's Free 'Fireproof' Scores 1.1 Million Downloads
The band gave away the track to fans when announcing the release date of their fourth albumread more
How to Watch Thursday Night Football Even if You Don't Like Sports
Let me say this first: I love football. I don't love that I love football, when considering the mounting issues concerning both the mental and physical health of its players and those associated with ...
Stranger Than Fiction Documentary Series Fall 2014 Lineup Honors D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus
D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus are two long-working documentarians who will be honored by the Stranger Than Fiction documentary film series this year. The series, which is returning for its 25th ye...

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