October 09, 2001 1:35pm EST
Finally a kids' flick in which the kids rattle off believable, age appropriate dialogue and they learn you don't have to be disrespectful to question authority.
September 23, 2001 8:49am EST
Oprah Winfrey and actor James Earl Jones will lead a prayer service on Sunday at New York's Yankee Stadium to honor the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Also Isaac Stern, Paul McCartney, Yasmine Bleeth, Miss Oregon Katie Harman, New York Film Festival, more.
September 20, 2001 10:00am EST
Organizers of the annual MIPCOM conference in Cannes (Oct. 8-12) have assured attendees that they are increasing security measures in light of last week's terrorist attacks.
August 30, 2001 2:10pm EST
The national chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality, Roy Innis, has come to the defense of suspended Variety editor Peter Bart.
August 29, 2001 6:07am EST
Sean Combs premiered his new collection of men's underwear, pajamas and robes on Wednesday at Bloomingdale's.
August 16, 2001 10:13am EST
HOLLYWOOD, May 22, 2000 -- Cannes, after all, is not the Oscars. So it's no surprise when the big winners at the chi-chi film festival assume the largely unknown (to us) names of, uh, Lars von Trier and, er, Wong Kar-wai. Danish director von Trier's modern-day musical "Dancer in the Dark" nabbed the top prize, the Palm D'Or, for best feature as the 53rd Cannes Film Festival closed out its 12-day run Sunday. The film's first-time actress, Icelandic pop diva Bjork, took home the award for best act
August 15, 2001 10:04am EST
"Kiss Me Kate" (© Joan Marcus) HOLLYWOOD, June 4, 2000 -- It wasn't exactly the Broadway season of the mass-market friendly "Lion King," so bear with us. The 54th Annual Tony Awards were presented tonight in New York to stuff named "Copenhagen" (best play) and "Contact" (best musical), and to people named Michael Blakemore (best director, for "Copenhagen" and "Kiss Me Kate") and Roy Dotrice (best featured actor in a play, "A Moon for the Misbegotten"). And now for some things and people y
July 31, 2001 12:30pm EST
HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 16, 2001 -- “Traffic” and “Nurse Betty” were the top winners at the 5th Annual Golden Satellite Awards on Sunday night. “Traffic” picked up a best drama award and another for its director, Steven Soderbergh. “Nurse Betty” took home the best comedy award and a best actress prize for its star, Renee Zellweger, Daily Variety reports. Held at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., the awards show is organized by the International Press Academy, a splinter group of the Hol
July 26, 2001 11:38am EST
A senior scholar at Florida's Poynter Institute, a school for journalists that prominently focuses on ethical issues facing the news media, has criticized an Albuquerque TV station and state police for acting in cahoots to capture a murder suspect on Monday.
July 23, 2001 9:52am EST
Bette Midler is about to fly solo. On her sitcom, that is. The actress, who when we last checked was still happily married on her new CBS sitcom "Bette," has become husband-less as of last week, Reuters says. Actor Kevin Dunn, who played Midler's hubby Roy on the show, has left the series, the show's publicist said Tuesday. While no reason was given for his sudden departure, the parting is said -- in typical Hollywood parlance -- to be amicable. "It was a mutual decision between him and the prod