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Edgar Wright on Shooting ‘Sparks’ and Making 1960s Britpop Scary in ‘Last Night in Soho’

No one in the film world had a Year in Music quite like Edgar Wright. Almost right on the heels of “The Sparks Brothers,” his documentary tribute to…

Italy’s National Film Museum in Turin Expanding Horizons With VR, International Projects

Two decades after its launch, Italy’s National Film Museum in Turin is pushing out into VR and looking to boost its role as a magnet for global movie…

AMAs 2021: Full list of nominees and winners, best performances

It was a big night for boy bands — from South Korean sensations BTS to a battle between Boston groups New Edition and New Kids on the Block — at the 2021 American Music Awards hosted by Cardi B on Sunday night.

BTS, Ed Sheeran Win Big at MTV European Music Awards

Korean pop sensation BTS and British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran were the big winners at the 2021 MTV European Music Awards on Sunday. BTS won the most awards, including…

Meet Måneskin: The Italian Band That Defied the Odds and Brought Rock Back to the U.S.

It may seem like the not atypical modern-day music success story: band goes viral; band gets signed; band finds mainstream success. But Måneskin’s journey is far from ordinary.…

Deepa Mehta to Direct Adaptation of Avni Doshi’s Bestselling Novel ‘Burnt Sugar’ for Propagate Content

Celebrated Indo-Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta (“Funny Boy,” “Water”) is attached to write and direct the film adaptation of Avni Doshi’s bestselling novel “Burnt Sugar.” Set in the Indian…

Eurovision Song Contest 2022 to be Held in Turin, RAI Reveals

The Northern Italian city of Turin will host the upcoming 66th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in May 2022, Italian state broadcaster RAI has revealed. Turin —…

Graham Norton to Host Drag Queen Singing Competition ‘Queen of the Universe’ for Paramount Plus (EXCLUSIVE)

Condragulations are in order for Irish presenter Graham Norton, who’s set to host “Queen of the Universe,” a new unscripted international drag queen singing competition, Variety can reveal. Produced by…

Comeback of the century: ABBA reunites for new album, virtual concert

ABBA is back and hoping you’ll take a chance on reunited and release new music.

’Bem Bom’ Director Patrícia Sequeira Talks Series Mania Title ‘Doce’

Screening this week at Series Mania, “Doce” is a seven-part series about Portugal’s first major girl band. It is a musical odyssey in a country that was undergoing…

Awards HQ Aug. 30: Emmy Viewing Party News, GLAAD Exec on ‘Pose’ Nominations, Cedric the Entertainer Exclusive, ‘Ted Lasso’ Backlash?

GLAAD’s Megan Townsend on the Historic Significance of ‘Pose’ at the Emmys (COLUMN) Megan Townsend, GLAAD’s director of entertainment media and analysis, is also the lead author and…

‘I May Destroy You,’ ‘Pose,’ ‘It’s a Sin,’ ‘Hacks’ Among Top Dorian TV Awards Winners

Jean Smart, Michaela Coel and Kathryn Hahn were among the big winners at this year’s Dorian TV Awards, which are voted on by members of GALECA: The Society…