Film review: ‘Mortdecai’

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LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Should the recent surge in male facial hair as a fashion accessory stall in 2015, barbers would be within their... Read more

Russell Simmons blasts Hollywood’s racial ‘segregation’

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LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - MIAMI -- Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons had harsh words about the business environment he has encountered in Hollywood... Read more

Netflix to stream ‘The Interview’ starting Jan. 24

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LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Netflix will offer Sony Pictures Entertainment's controversial comedy "The Interview" to U.S. and Canadian streaming... Read more

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ won’t include infamous tampon scene

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - One of the most talked about scenes from E.L. James' bestseller "Fifty Shades of Grey" -- involving Christian Grey... Read more

Can Bradley Cooper win the Oscar for 'American Sniper'?

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LOS ANGELES - Will "American Sniper's" gargantuan box office make it a surprise favorite at the Oscars? The Clint Eastwood drama about Navy SEAL... Read more

Oscar’s diversity woes: Why protesters got it wrong

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LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The industry's lack of diversity definitely needs solutions. But the furor over the nominations for the 87th Academy... Read more

Billy Crystal: ‘If I never made another movie, I’d feel bad but not terrible’

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LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Comedy legend Billy Crystal says he's so proud of his return to primetime television with FX's "The Comedians,"... Read more

Box Office: 'American Sniper' Shatters Records With $90.2 Million Weekend

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LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "American Sniper" hit the bullseye, earning an astonishing $90.2 million in its debut weekend. It is now on pace... Read more