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Kevin Costner, Diane Lane thriller 'Let Him Go' tops election week box office

09 Nov 2020

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Focus Features' "Let Him Go" provided a few sparks at an otherwise lifeless box office, opening over the weekend with an estimated $4.1 million.

'The War With Grandpa' tops 'Tenet' at domestic box office

11 Oct 2020

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "The War With Grandpa," a Robert De Niro comedy about the battle between a wily septuagenarian and his grandson over a bedroom, was originally supposed to hit theaters in 2018.

'Tenet' tops $300 million globally, but domestic box office is in crisis mode

05 Oct 2020

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Christopher Nolan's "Tenet" willed itself past the $300 million mark globally this weekend even as the overall domestic box office appeared to be on the verge of collapse.

Hollywood Films Are Dominated by Straight White Men, and New Oscar Rules May Not Help

10 Sep 2020

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - If you watched a movie in 2019, chances are that it was a story about a straight white man made by a filmmaker who was also straight, white, and male.

Mel Gibson Denies Winona Ryder's Claims of Anti-Semitism, Homophobia

24 Jun 2020

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Mel Gibson is hitting back at explosive claims by Winona Ryder that the Oscar-winning actor and director made anti-Semitic and bigoted remarks and accusing the "Stranger Things" star of lying about their interactions.

Tab Hunter, 'Damn Yankees' Star and Gay Icon, Dies at 86

09 Jul 2018

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Tab Hunter, a former on-screen heartthrob and gay icon, has died. He was 86.

Box Office: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' holds off 'Jumanji' on new year's weekend

01 Jan 2018

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In a battle of box office heavyweights, Luke Skywalker just managed to hold off Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as the world rang in another year.

Chelsea Manning Documentary 'XY Chelsea' Pitched at Cannes (EXCLUSIVE)

17 May 2017

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. Army intelligence analyst who leaked confidential material to WikiLeaks, will be the subject of a new documentary, "XY Chelsea."

Box Office: 'Fate of the Furious' debuts to hefty $100.2 million

18 Apr 2017

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "The Fate of the Furious" is roaring to a record-setting global debut over the weekend even as domestic audiences showed less enthusiasm for the latest installment in Universal's long-running "Fast and Furious" series. | Video

Box Office: 'Boss Baby' beats up on 'Smurfs: The Lost Village'

10 Apr 2017

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Smurfs may be feeling kind of blue. | Video

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