‘A Little Chaos’ Review: Alan Rickman Directs Kate Winslet and Matthias Schoenaerts in Lazy Feminist Fantasy
In the current movie culture where male protagonists outnumber female ones more than eight to one, it might seem that any woman-led film — especially one with a creative, stalwart, independent h...
Mark Burnett and Roma Downey Talk ‘Ben Hur,’ ‘Answered Prayers’ and Vladimir Putin Reality Show
Mark Burnett and Roma Downey came to Variety‘s Purpose summit on Thursday with clips of their upcoming epic “Ben Hur” in tow, to the delight of the crowd at the conference dedicated ...
Olivia Thirlby, Ben Feldman Wrapping on Romance ‘The Force’
Caviar and Nora Films are wrapping production this week on romance “The Force,” which stars Olivia Thirlby and Ben Feldman (“Mad Men”), Variety has learned exclusively. The fi...
Disney Hits $1 Billion at Box Office in Yet Another Speed Record
“A billion,” as in dollars, is a phrase being spoken and heard more frequently than ever in Hollywood this year, with the domestic and global box office exploding and 2015 on pace to be th...
David Oyelowo: ‘God Called Me to Play That Role’ in ‘Selma’
Actor David Oyelowo spoke candidly on Thursday about his faith, his perception of the faith-based movie market and the role that divine intervention played in setting him on the path to play the Rev. ...
Did Google and Red Robin Just Make a Banner Ad That's Actually Cool?
Banner ads are pretty much the bane of every digital consumer's existence. So, it's no small measure that Red Robin just launched—through a partnership with Google—an i...
Facebook's Immersive Mobile Ads Finally Give Brands the Creative They Want
After Facebook convinced publishers to go all-in on exclusive content with Instant Articles, it hopes advertisers will do the same. In a presentation at Cannes Lions this week, Facebook's chief...
5 Essential New Short Films From the Palm Springs ShortsFest
When triple-degree heat nudges you indoors, there are few places better to end up than a movie theater. The 21st Annual Palm Springs Shortsfest came to a close on Monday evening, concluding a week in ...
Watch: The Rainforest Will Eat You Alive in 'The Green Inferno' Trailer
READ MORE: Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How to Get Eli Roth to Produce Your Movie A new trailer to promote the upcoming release of Eli Roth's "The Green Inferno," surfaced on the film's Fa...
'Game of Thrones' Emilia Clarke on Jon Snow's Return: "It's a 50/50 Chance"
The star says she has "no idea" if Jon is really dead or alive.read more
Facebook Tests Mobile Ads That Could Cure Lead-Generation Ills
Facebook is testing lead-generation-based mobile ads with a few dozen select brands, though it's not sharing the companies' names. If the ads actually work and become a regular marketing pro...
Watch: Gaby Hoffmann Doesn't Feel Right in Exclusive 'Lyle' Trailer
READ MORE: Here's How to Watch An Award-Winning Film (Starring Gaby Hoffman!) For Free Writer-director Stewart Thorndike's female-driven horror film, "Lyle," will receive a tradit...
Watch: 'Manhattan' Season 2 Teaser Puts You in the Interrogation Room
WGN America's acclaimed series "Manhattan" is returning for its second season in October. In anticipation, the season's first teaser was released today. READ MORE: Watch: Behind the S...
NBC: We Disagree With Donald Trump on "a Number of Issues"
The network issued a new statement late Thursday distancing itself from the TV personality and presidential hopeful.read more
Miss USA Co-Host Bows Out After Donald Trump's Anti-Immigrant Speech
"I was very excited and proud to have been invited to participate in Miss USA, but as a Latina, that is now inconceivable,” said Sanchez.read more
This Side-by-Side Marketing Test Shows 3 Ways Meerkat Is Soundly Beating Periscope
The battle between Meerkat and Periscope for video livestreaming supremacy is going strong, and brands are quickly picking sides. While Meerkat, the SXSW darling, has started inking deals&mdas...
Supreme Court Legalizes Gay Marriage in United States: Hollywood Cheers
Major Hollywood players express their excitement about the landmark SCOTUS decision on same-sex marriage.read more
Watch: The Life and Death of an iPhone from its Point of View
READ MORE: Watch: Why Shooting 'Tangerine' on an iPhone Made Perfect Sense To prove the functionality of Vimeo's free Cameo app, which allows cinematic editing and sharing easily from an iPhone,...
Consider This: Why Andre Holland Has Both 'Love and Hate' for the Racial Parallels in 'The Knick'
Andre Holland is a true star in the making. Holland's first crucial film role came in Spike Lee's "Miracle at St. Anna," before he spent some time as a series regular in two network comedies...
NBC's 'Aquarius' Renewed for Second Season
The network says the David Duchovny drama has been a strong digital performer.read more

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