Queen’s Brian May ‘Grateful’ to Recover After Suffering Heart Attack
By Rebecca Rubin
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Queen guitarist Brian May revealed he’s recovering after suffering a heart attack that he called a “near-death experience.”
In a video posted to Instagram o...
Best Video Streaming Services: Netflix, HBO Max, Disney Plus, Hulu, Amazon, Apple TV Plus
By Todd Spangler
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Consumers have never had more options for streaming entertainment directly to their TVs, smartphones or computers. Which video streaming services are the best?
Bill Small, Former Washington Bureau Chief of CBS News, Dies at 93
By Alex Stedman
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Veteran news executive Bill Small, who served as the Washington bureau chief of CBS News and president of NBC News, died on Sunday following a brief illness unrelated to the cor...
How Carole Lombard Became Hollywood’s First Casualty of World War II
By Cynthia Littleton
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Carole Lombard came to Hollywood from the Midwest at the age of 7 and was making Westerns at Fox by age 9.
The legendary star of such classics as “My Man Go...
‘The High Note’: Film Review
By Owen Gleiberman
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Dakota Johnson, with her sun-dazed smile and wary doe-eyed glow (the look of an innocent who knows how to thread her way through a world of predators), can be a winsomely app...
Tokyo Close to Unlocking Entertainment Venues as Virus Emergency Is Lifted
By Patrick Frater
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Japanese government will Monday end its nationwide state of emergency, initiated in early April in response to the coronavirus outbreak. That will trigger a phased reopeni...
Lana Del Rey Posts Another Response to Racism Controversy, Dragging in FKA Twigs and Marianne Williamson
By Jem Aswad
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) -
UPDATED: Lana Del Rey posted another response to the controversy surrounding her Thursday post, in which she said she has been held to a different standard than ...
Jimmy Cobb, Last Surviving Member of Miles Davis’ ‘Kind of Blue’ Band, Dies at 91
By Jem Aswad
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Jazz drummer Jimmy Cobb, who brought subtlety and swing to Miles Davis’ epochal “Kind of Blue” and many other classic albums, died at his home in New York on Sunday, accordin...
Korean Box Office Has Yet to Find Post-Coronavirus New Normal
By Sonia Kil
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - South Korean cinemas have reopened. But business is far from normal.
Nationwide box office over the weekend trickled in at just 7% of what it was this time last year....
On Memorial Day, a Plea to Ignore Demagogues (Guest Column)
By Gandulf Henning
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Today is Memorial Day saluting veterans and a few weeks ago we observed the 75th anniversary of the unconditional surrender of the armed forces of Nazi Germany. The Americans...