Design

‘I Am Groot’ Creators on the Short Series’ Connection to the MCU and Baby Groot vs. Baby Yoda Debate

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has built its brand on connections: one film introduces a character who spins off into their own movie; a streaming series sets up a…

‘Yes, Chef!’: Brooklyn Peltz Beckham, Heir of Britain’s Other Royal Family, Has Instagram Eating Out of His Hand

The first thing you see when you get off the commuter train in Mount Kisco, N.Y., is the Union Jack. Facing the station is a shop bedecked with…

The Emancipation of Becky G: Singing in Spanish, Crying Over JLo’s DMs and Teaming Up With Bad Bunny

Picture this: 25-year-old Becky G, the Latin music star who boasts 33 million followers on Instagram alone, arrives at a meeting with the owners of Los Angeles’ all-female…

Locarno Competition Title ‘Matter Out of Place’ Looks at How We Dispose of Our Trash

In the mesmerizing and strangely beautiful documentary “Matter Out of Place,” which world premieres in International Competition at the Locarno Film Festival on Wednesday, Austrian director Nikolaus Geyrhalter…

Designer who created Steve Jobs’ turtleneck, Issey Miyake, dead at 84

Issey Miyake, who built one of Japan’s biggest fashion brands and was known for his boldly sculpted pleated pieces as well as former Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ black turtlenecks, has died. He was 84.

Hong Sangsoo’s ‘Walk Up’ Acquired by Cinema Guild Ahead of Toronto Film Festival Premiere

Cinema Guild has acquired the North American distribution rights for Hong Sangsoo’s upcoming film “Walk Up.” The film will world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in…

Jane Fonda Switches Out Leg Warmers for H&M’s New Activewear Line Move

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Variety may receive an affiliate commission. 40 years ago, Jane Fonda revolutionized at-home…

HBO Max Claims It Has Finished Moving Apps a More Stable ‘Tech Stack’

HBO Max customers pulling their hair out over slow and glitchy performance may finally find some relief. Warner Bros. Discovery said Monday that HBO Max has completed the…

How ‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’ Uses Neon and Phone Lighting to Fuel Its Hyper-Online Bloodlust

Social media drives the performative interactions of entitled 20-somethings in Halina Reijn’s “Bodies Bodies Bodies,” but beneath their constructed personas, anxiety, fear and jealousy fester. These intense feelings…

‘Peaky Blinders’ Show Preview, UB40, Beverley Knight Performances to Feature in Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony

A sequence from an upcoming “Peaky Blinders” stage show and a performance from legendary local band UB40 are amongst the highlights of closing ceremony of the 2022 Commonwealth…

‘Only Murders’ Cinematographer on Show’s Visual Motifs and Directing Pair of Episodes for Season 2

“Only Murders in the Building” cinematographer Chris Teague got a chance to step behind the camera to direct two episodes of the Emmy-nominated Hulu series. According to showrunner…

Amazon Prime Video Reveals Plans for an Emmy FYC Fest This Month (EXCLUSIVE)

Amazon Prime Video is activating its Emmy Phase 2 plans, throwing an “FYC Fest” the weekend of Friday, Aug. 12 through Sunday, Aug. 14 to tout its 30…