‘Gone Girl’ Reviews: Does David Fincher's Thriller Make Ben Affleck a Critically Acclaimed Killer?
“Gone Girl” doesn't hit theaters until Oct. 3, and it's already one of the best reviewed movies of the fall. The David Fincher thriller based on a Gillian Flynn novel of the same n...
Thom Yorke Releases Surprise New Album On BitTorrent
Radiohead singer-songwriter Thom Yorke released a new solo album, “Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes,” Friday through the peer-to-peer file sharing site BitTorrent, in the “first ever p...
Brand of the Day: Applebee's Earns a Glowing Review From Critic Who Loved Olive Garden
Marilyn Hagerty, the elderly food critic for North Dakota's Grand Forks Herald newspaper, whose earnest 2012 review of Olive Garden went viral, is back with an equally warm take on Applebee'...
Netflix and Amazon Energize Europe’s Toon Industry (EXCLUSIVE)
TOULOUSE, France — With networks increasingly tightening their purse strings, digital platforms like Amazon and Netflix are opening up a whole range of opportunities for European animation produ...
Transmedia, Hybrid Projects Dominate Cartoon Forum
In spite of a massive air strike, the animation co-production market Cartoon Forum managed to complete its 25th edition with a record number of participants and a raft of standout projects. Among the ...
Starz Tries Two Free Throws for LeBron James’ Comedy ‘Survivor’s Remorse’
Starz thinks it will take a double-team of free episodes — instead of the customary solo shot — to hook viewers on original hoops comedy “Survivor’s Remorse” from NBA star LeBron Ja...
Woodstock Film Festival to Close With Terrence Malick Produced 'The Better Angels'
Woodstock Film Festival has announced its closing film: "The Better Angels." The film is A.J. Edwards' first directorial effort, but in the past he has directed second unit on Terrence Malic...
Film Review: ‘Kill the Messenger’
Perhaps the worst one can say about “Kill the Messenger” is that it sometimes plays like a condensed version of a first-rate cable miniseries.
TV Ad Prices: Football, ‘Walking Dead,’ ‘Big Bang Theory,’ ‘Blacklist’ Top the List
The flesh-eating creatures from AMC’s gory “The Walking Dead” have started to eat into football’s pricing power, according to Variety’s annual analysis of primetime TV advertising costs. Adv...
How Anthony Bourdain Could Save CNN
The chef's 'Parts Unknown' has made him the network's most innovative star as his hard-to-define food show makes the most of its often bizarre ingredients: "You can learn as much from an episode as yo...
'Kill the Messenger': Film Review
Jeremy Renner stars in Michael Cuesta's fact-based drama about a reporter who exposed the CIA's role in the Central American cocaine businessread more
Starz to Offer Early Free Sneak Peek at ‘Survivor's Remorse’ a Week Ahead of Premiere
Starz's newest original series will be free for all potential fans to sample a week before it premieres. The first two episodes of “Survivor's Remorse” will be available to stream ...
‘Kill the Messenger’ Review: Jeremy Renner's Muckraking Feels Half-Baked in This Biopic
In the right filmmaking hands, a movie about the signing of the Declaration of Independence, or the rescue of Apollo 13, or even the Allied victory in World War II can still generate genuine suspense,...
Steady Trading at Spain’s San Sebastian Festival (EXCLUSIVE)
SAN SEBASTIAN – Bille August’s “Silent Heart,” Mia Hansen-Love’s “Eden” and Russian ice-hockey docu “Red Army” saw Spanish distribution deals at a 62nd San Sebastian Festival, which ...
EXCLUSIVE: Philadelphia Film Festival Reveals Lineup, To Open With 'Birdman'
The 23rd Philadelphia Film Festival has revealed its lineup for this year. The event will kick off with Alejandro González Iñárritu's "Birdman" and close with Jean-Marc ...
Who's In the Passenger Side of Jerry Seinfeld's Ride for 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' Season 5? Jimmy Fallon, Fred Armisen and More
The Emmy®-nominated Web series, created by and starring Jerry Seinfeld, will return to Crackle and ComediansInCarsGettingCoffee.com on November 6 for its fifth season and ...
Julianne Moore's Awards Vehicle ‘Still Alice’ Gets Oscar-Qualifying Release in December
Sony Pictures Classic is making sure that Julianne Moore gets that shot at finally nabbing an Oscar. Also read: Sony Classics’ Toronto Pickup of ‘Still Alice’ Puts Julianne Moore in...
Telefonica Studios Raises Ante
SAN SEBASTIAN – One year-old almost to the day, Telefonica Studios is getting “bigger, bolder, has boarded Cesc Gay’s “Truman” and is in final negotiations to invest in a clutch of new high-...
Ratings: Shondaland Premiere Night Powers ABC to Best Thursday in 5 Years
Perhaps ABC should just program Shonda Rhimes shows five nights a week — maybe even all seven. The network's Shondaland Thursdays debut handed ABC its most-watched Thursday night in five yea...
Jimmy Fallon and Kevin Hart Join Jerry Seinfeld in Season 5 of ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’
More celebrities will be sitting shotgun with Jerry Seinfeld when Season 5 of “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” gets rolling again. The award-winning Web series will welcome Jimmy Fallon,...

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