‘Nyad’ Co-Developer Zurich Avenue Explores Wirecard’s Shady Dealings in ‘Bad Company,’ German Colonialism in ‘Hansen’

Zurich Avenue, headed by producers and former Zurich Film Festival execs Karl Spoerri and Viviana Vezzani, has quickly amassed an impressive slate of projects since launching last year, […]

Bill Maher Offers Mild Praise for WGA in ‘Real Time’ Post-Strike Return: Thanks Union for ‘Expediting the Paperwork’ to Get Shows Back on Air

Bill Maher returned to the airwaves with HBO’s “Real Time” for the first time since the strike with only mild praise for the Writers Guild of America for […]

‘Amazing Race’s’ Phil Keoghan on casting secrets, season 35’s ‘experiment’ — and his stance on alliances

Ready, set, race. The Amazing Race’s milestone 35th season kicks off on Wednesday, Sept. 27 — and will air 90-minute episodes instead of its customary hourlong installments. Host Phil Keoghan notes that “10 o’clock time slots are challenging,” so CBS Entertainment President Amy Reisenbach liked the idea of “a block of reality television” instead of…

‘Bachelor in Paradise’ 2023: The 12 couples who are still together

Almost paradise indeed. Ever since “Bachelor in Paradise” premiered in the summer of 2014, “Bachelor” and “Bachelorette” rejects have descended upon the dreamy beaches of Mexico hoping to find their forever person, lasting love and the coveted final rose. Sadly over the years hopefuls have found paradise to be more of a nightmare, leaving the…

Stevie Nicks Extends North American Tour Into 2024

Stevie Nicks has added seven 2024 dates to her current trek, the singer-songwriter announced on Monday morning. The “Live In Concert” tour will see Nicks kick off the […]

What are last-minute Sing Out Loud Festival tickets going for?

We can’t wait to see The Black Keys, Mumford and Sons, Maggie Rogers, Lord Huron and Elle King live.

‘Nyad’ Review: Annette Bening and Jodie Foster Make a Terrific Team in Marathon Swim Movie

The loftier and more dangerous the goal, the finer the line that separates the Guinness Book of World Records from the Darwin Awards. At a certain point, surviving […]

‘The Burial’ Review: Jamie Foxx Gives New Meaning to Courtroom ‘Testimony’ in Rousing Legal Drama

While it’s easy to imagine lawyers screaming “objection, your honor!” to the exaggerated courtroom theatrics of “The Burial,” good luck convincing audiences that this David v. Goliath legal […]

Oscars Predictions: Supporting Actor – Mark Ruffalo’s Committed Turn in ‘Poor Things’ Could Bring Him a Fourth Nod

Variety Awards Circuit section is the home for all awards news and related content throughout the year, featuring the following: the official predictions for the upcoming Oscars, Emmys, Grammys and […]

Buggy-ing out: Tame Amish romance novel with ‘some touching’ and no sex too hot for church elders

Lifelong community member Linda Byler, 65, penned “Tapestry of Love” (literally — in a notebook) after beginning her writing career at an Amish newspaper.

‘Aggro Dr1ft’ Review: Harmony Korine Plays With Our Heads in Hard Reset on Filmmaking Rules

I have seen the future of cinema, and it is “Aggro Dr1ft,” a neon-hued outlaw eyegasm from the director of ”Spring Breakers.” There will likely never be another […]