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Joni Mitchell, Bette Midler, Lorne Michaels, Berry Gordy, Justino Díaz Feted as Kennedy Center Honors Returns to In-Person Event

WASHINGTON, D.C. — To the delight of a standing-room-only audience that included the First Family, the Kennedy Center Honors paid hearty tribute on Sunday night to actress/singer Bette…

‘Succession,’ ‘Mare of Easttown,’ ‘Evil’ Lead 27th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards TV Nominations

Critics Choice Association members can’t get enough of the dysfunctional Roy family. Two years after it won the Critics Choice Award for best drama series, HBO’s “Succession” is…

‘Landscapers’ Sends Olivia Colman on a Puzzling Cinematic Journey: TV Review

The omnipresence of Olivia Colman has been a truly happy development in recent years. Since her shock Oscar win for “The Favourite” in early 2019, Colman has appeared…

‘After Love’ Dominates British Independent Film Awards With Six Wins

Aleem Khan’s directorial debut “After Love” dominated the British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs) with six wins. The film, in which a recently widowed woman comes to terms with…

‘Ayelen,’ ’Journey,’ ‘Berg’s Books,’ ‘Upiro’ Win Big at Ventana Sur

Argentina’s “Ayelén and the Forest Shadow,” Uruguay’s “The Eagle Heist,” Mexico’s “Journey to the Land of the Tarahumara,” Brazil’s “Berg’s Books”and Spain’s “Upiro” proved top winners at a…

‘Jeopardy!’ Contestant Becomes First Trans Person to Make Tournament of Champions

On Tuesday, Amy Schneider became the first out trans person in the history of “Jeopardy!” to make the Tournament of Champions. An engineering student from Oakland, Calif., Schneider…

Brit Beat: BRIT School, Home to Adele and Amy Winehouse, Turns 30; Streaming Battle Heads to Parliament

A great British institution enjoying a post-COVID recovery is the BRIT School. The performing arts and technology college – located in Croydon, South London and funded by the…

Awards Season Filmmakers, Actors and Artisans to Participate in Variety’s FYC Fest

Creators and stars will gather for Variety’s two-day virtual FYC Fest featuring panels on film and television.  Variety FYC Fest will be held on Dec. 14 and 15,…

Ostinato Cine Teams with ‘Great Freedom’ Producer Rohfilm on ‘Alfredo Laron’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Ostinato Cine, one of the high-energy company hubs on Ecuador’s burgeoning film scene, is teaming with Germany’s Rohfilm Productions to co-produce “Alfredo Larón,” the feature film debut as…

Can you tell these celeb lookalikes from the real stars?

A number of celebrity doppelgängers have gone viral for their startling resemblance to A-list stars. Can you tell which one is the civilian and which is the celebrity? 

‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ Team Jason Reitman and Gil Kenan Sign Producing Deal With Sony

Fresh off the box office success of “Ghostbusters: Afterlife,” Sony Pictures Entertainment has signed an overall producing deal with Jason Reitman and Gil Kenan, the team behind the…

Hit BBC Gameshow Format ‘This is MY House’ Returns for Season 2 – Global Bulletin

FORMAT BBC One’s hit primetime gameshow “This is MY House” has been renewed for an extended run of ten episodes in a 30-minute format. The guessing game format…