Titanic

From ‘Lord of the Rings’ to ‘Bridgerton’: The Inside Story of the U.K.’s Production Juggernaut

In the early 1980s, around the time George Lucas and Richard Marquand were wrapping up “Return of the Jedi” at Elstree Studios in Hertfordshire, the British film industry…

‘Day After …’ Review: Lively Doc Offers Postcard Views and Class Wars Aboard a Bangladeshi Riverboat Queen

From “Show Boat” through “Ship of Fools” to “Titanic,” if a certain strain of Hollywood melodrama has taught us anything, it’s that all of human life is to…

Man claiming to have ‘world’s largest penis’ sick of being asked to whip it out

A New York man who claims to possess the world’s largest penis says he’s sick of showing people his jumbo Johnson.

How Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Belfast’ Shows Events Through the Eyes of a Child

Kenneth Branagh’s “Belfast” is a film he holds near and dear to his heart, as the semi-autobiographical movie is a touching love letter to his childhood. Jude Hill…

Leonardo DiCaprio’s birth chart reveals exactly why he is irresistible

His magnetic allure and dashing playboy looks have fascinated people worldwide, begging us to wonder: What lurks beneath?

A 40-Year Variety Show: Reflections on Decades of Constant Change

This month marks the 40th anniversary of my joining Variety, which sets off a number of thoughts. The first is a realization: 40 years? I’m old! (This is…

‘Paper & Glue’ Review: JR Delivers a Superfluous ‘Faces Places’ Companion Piece

French auteur Agnès Varda may be gone, but graffiti artist and photographer JR continues the work they collaborated on, and documented, in 2017’s “Faces Places,” creating large-scale installations…

Jeremy Renner Suffers Through Prison Drama ‘Mayor of Kingstown’: TV Review

“Did you ever, when you were a little kid, used to think that maybe you could do something in life that makes you happy?,” Jeremy Renner’s Mike McLusky…

A Man for Every Mood in Artsy Finnish Canneseries Comedy ‘Mister8’

“Mister8,” a Finnish comedy series produced by It’s Alive Films, is set to make its international debut at Canneseries. In this meet cute turned meet-your-competition, Juho (Pekka Strang)…

LEGO’s Titanic Set Is the Company’s Largest Ever with 9,090 Pieces

The people at LEGO have outdone themselves once again with the all-new Titanic set revealed by the company. The largest LEGO set ever with a total of 9,090…

‘Libertad’ by Clara Roquet Wins International Competition at Antalya Film Festival

Catalan director Clara Roquet’s teenage female friendship drama “Libertad” and Ferit Karahan’s social drama “Brother’s Keeper,” about Kurdish kids living in fear at a Turkish boarding school, won…

Oscars Predictions: Best Documentary Feature – Betsy West, Julie Cohen and ‘Flee’ Eye Historic Recognition

Variety’s Awards Circuit is home to the official predictions for the upcoming Oscars and Emmys ceremonies from film awards editor Clayton Davis. Following history, buzz, news, reviews and…